Friday’s torrential rains resulted in flooding across northern WV with 8 counties hit the hardest – Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Marion, Monongalia, Harrison, Taylor and Tucker. Governor Justice has declared a state of emergency for 8 counties (check out details by clicking here).
If you receive inquiries for ways to assist financially, here are the recommended resources:
- WV VOAD:Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters is a statewide collaborative among multiple direct response organizations. They partner with the United Methodist Foundation of WV to receive donations by selecting the “WV-VOAD Disaster Recovery Fund” via the foundation. You can make a donation by CLICKING HERE! Again, please click on the “WV-VOAD Disaster Recovery Fund” and you can designate it to recent WV Flooding.
- American Red Cross:The Red Cross is also collecting donations. You can direct them by CLICKING HERE!Designate for WV Recovery.
Local community foundations in affected counties have requested that the gifts be directed through VOAD for specific counties and/or regions. You can check for regular updates from Governor’s Justice Office by CLICKING HERE!