Thursday 15 Nov 2018

merry-loans-2018-revisedgif

Info For Volunteers, Donations In The Aftermath Of Florence

Our community is well-versed on hurricanes, flooding, and the great need by many during and after the storm. As we know the citizens will show their kind and giving spirit, the County of Wayne has released the following regarding volunteers and donations.

Department of Social Services Director Tammy Schrenker, the official for shelters and donations, said, “Volunteers are important to our efforts and we value each one; however, we want to ensure the safety of our citizens and make certain each volunteer goes through a vetting process prior to placing them in the individual shelters. As such, we will not be able to accommodate walk-in volunteers at any shelter.”

She added, “Additionally, we expect to receive a tremendous amount of donations following the storm and have two areas staged to accept the generosity of our community. The locations are the Train Depot in Mount Olive on Main Street and The Farmers Market on Wayne Memorial Drive in Goldsboro. Please do not take donations until we announce the operation times and that the sites are open, to avoid items being damaged during the storm.” Mrs. Schrenker added, “Any donations prior to the storm, especially much needed hygiene kits, can be taken to the Salvation Army in Goldsboro.”

Leave a Comment

GoldsboroDailyNews.com welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of GoldsboroDailyNews.com.