- Posted: September 18, 2018
- Category: Beaufort County
Beaufort County Relief
To help OR be helped with immediate needs. Call 252-495-6040. PLEASE do not drop off items at the fire departments! They have limited space. Someone will tell you when and where donations can be delivered.
Shelter: Beaufort County currently has closed all shelters and the Red Cross has transitioned to a shelter in Greenville. The location of that shelter is: Holly Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 755 Porter Rd, Greenville, NC 27834.
Power Outages: Beaufort County is still experiencing power outages and crews are working as quickly as possible to safely restore power. The City of Washington is reporting all customers restored. Tideland EMS and Duke Energy are reporting approximately 2,700 total outages throughout their areas. Restoration crews are working to safely and quickly restore outages. Please notify power agencies directly of outages and check their websites for restoration updates.
Community Resources: Individuals wishing to donate bottled water and/or canned goods to assist those in need should take those items to Eagles Wings Food Pantry at 932 W. 3rd Street in Washington. Household item donations should be directed to Salvation Army 112 E. 12th. You may also call the disaster assistance hotline at 252-495-6040 if you wish to aid storm victims or need assistance. Please leave your name and number and you will be contacted. Cash donations may also be made to the Beaufort
County United Way at www.unitedwaybc.net.
You may also contact FEMA disaster recovery assistance at (800) 621-3362.
Storm Debris: Beaufort County has activated its storm debris removal contract with Southern Disaster Recover. Additional information will be available regarding pickup of debris.
Solid Waste Convenience Sites: Sites are operational but will be very busy. Please be patient as crews work to empty containers.
Feeding Stations: Mass feeding stations for storm victims are available at the following locations: 2nd Baptist Church in Washington /Chocowinity Fire Department/ Sidney Fire Department/Belhaven Fire Department /Aurora Piggly Wiggly
Times: Lunch 11:30A-1:30P
Days: Monday, September 18, 2017 Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Food distribution is on a first-come first-served basis.
POD Sites: Distribution sites for water and packaged meals are anticipated to close today, Monday, September 17, 2018. Those sites are located at the Chocowinity Fire Department, Aurora Mine Gate, Belhaven Fire Department and Sidney Fire Department. Cleaning kits are anticipated to arrive in a few days and distribution will be announced at that time.
FOOD: Beginning daily, Monday, September 17th from 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. Eagles Wings, 932 W 3rd St, Washington, will be accepting donations for Beaufort County hurricane relief. They will be accepting canned goods, pantry items, dry goods like rice, beans and pasta, paper products, cleaning supplies, diapers, hygiene products, formula, water, and boxed or bagged cereal. These items will be distributed throughout the county.
FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, CLOTHING: Items may be delivered to The Salvation Army, 112 E 7th Street, Washington.
ABOVE INFO FOUND AT: https://www.facebook.com/bcemergencymanagement
Ann St UMC will be handing out supplies to those in need. Water, food, Clorox etc. Truck will be in parking lot of Eure Bldg. 500 block of Ann St.
They are taking donations and handing out supplies to those in need. If you would like more info, check directly with church – Tuesday hours are 2-4 for donations, Wednesday 10-4