DONATIONS – The flood relief headquarters at the Masonic Hall in Waitsfield accepts cleaning supplies, tarps, safety googles, N95 masks and food to feed volunteers.
They do not accept or distribute clothing, household supplies or food items. To find a local food shelf, please use this link:http://www.vtfoodbank.org/FindFoodShelf.aspx
Additional Information from VPR:
- Do not swim or wade in water affected by flooding.
- Wells may be contaminated and should be treated as such until tested.
- Owners of residential or business properties should call 211 AND register with FEMA.
- The Volunteer Headquarters in Waitsfield coordinates direct service for Moretown, Waitsfield, Warren, Granville, and Hancock remains in operation.
- Waitsfield is already developing preparedness for future storm events.
- Details on when instream digging or moving gravel is appropriate and who to contact.
- Flash Flood Warnings continue through Tuesday morning 9/6. Stay tuned to weather forecasts and road reports.
These are just the key points covered in their more extensive blog post. For many more details on each of these points, including links, names, and phone numbers, read the whole post at their Facebook Page.
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