Local United Way sets up fund to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims

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While the magnitude of the damage has yet to be fully assessed, the Gulf Coast could see more than 50 inches of rain before the storm is through.

Across the US, more than 40 Red Cross emergency response vehicles have been activated, with more on alert, and Red Cross workers are collaborating with government officials and community partners in Texas and Louisiana to help coordinate response efforts.

30, at 6 p.m. there will be a free concert at the Bernie Milton Pavilion by the Gunpoets as part of the CFCU Summer Concert Series.

Nearly 1,000 volunteers are on the ground and more help is on the way.

Mexico is no stranger to helping U.S. authorities in disaster zones. "There's definitely the need in the weeks to come". While there are a lot of immediate needs, Palmer says, "charities are going to need support on the long haul". But the two volunteers that he knew of are Sam Combs in St. Mary's and Gloria Della in Calvert.

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Red Cross has no way to get the items to Texas and, since the Disaster Program Manager in Casper is deployed to Texas, the items can not even be taken inside. "It will take all businesses, government agencies and volunteers working together to rebuild the community".

"We are responding to disasters in the community every day, whether it's a small house fire or a flood or tornado, so a lot of volunteers who deploy to these large disasters are also the ones who respond to disasters in Nashville every day", said Sarah Basel, the communications director. However, Charity Navigator suggests that instead of boxing up and sending your gently used clothing, you should hold a garage sale and send the proceeds to a group that can help more directly. (D-Calvert, Charles, Prince George's), was sent to work on sheltering, according to the Red Cross. Customer donations will be accepted at special-marketed coin boxes located at the checkstands in all Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores in Southern California, as well as at the company's 21 stores in Central and Northern California, and at 14 Food 4 Less stores serving the greater Chicago, Illinois area.

A Red Cross volunteer meeting is happening in Medford tomorrow.

US-CERT, the USA government's chief agency responsible for detecting and minimizing cyber threats, issued an advisory on Monday warning people about the spike of online scams aimed at those donating to victims of Hurricane Harvey. Comedian Kevin Hart also launched his own Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge, calling on fellow stars to doante Dollars 25,000 to assist Texas residents rendered homeless or without electricity in wake of the natural disaster.