Dierbergs Donation Campaign Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts Of American Red Cross

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Members and volunteers from the Red Cross now are mobilized in both Texas and Florida - and surrounding affected by the hurricanes - and are mounting a massive relief effort.

Two volunteers who made it the Virgin Islands Sunday told Sanders they're seeing "complete devastation".

The Southern Missouri Red Cross will be training volunteers interested in helping with the recovery efforts due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

"We were humbled by the incredible generosity of our entire team here at FCM and hope that in some small way, our donation can assist those effected by the hurricanes", said Dave McCormick, Executive Vice President of First Centennial Mortgage.

"Serving people, whether they are our customers or our neighbors in the communities where we live, work and serve, is part of Delta's DNA", said Tad Hutcheson, Managing Director - Community Engagement. "I know at some point we were keeping people at the client shelter because we couldn't get them to a from their shelter; roads were flooded and the water was too high." .

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The volunteers from Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Napa counties include people who will provide medical and mental health care, plus shelter, feeding and logistics, said Cynthia Shaw, spokeswoman for the Red Cross. Currently, 12 volunteers are working the Harvey response, and seven have been deployed to Irma.

- Morgan Dean (@Morgan8news) September 11, 2017Answering phones to help raise funds for #HurricaneHarvey #HurricaneIrma victims. "That's why we couldn't get into some of the assigned places we were supposed to be in".

Scott says this is her first time volunteering for the Red Cross but it wont be that last.

- The damage left behind Hurricane Irma is so widespread that officials are still trying to figure out a plan to help victims.

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