In Shinnston helping a fellow WV neighbor, Wendy and her family clean all the mud out of their basement.
Photo Credit: Wayne Worth
Flood volunteer update. . .

Wheeling Volunteer Center Closed

Flood recovery has a way of keeping you on your toes!

The Volunteer Center located in the WesBanco Arena will not reopen this week.

If you would like to volunteer,  there are still plenty of ways to help.

Now Open: 
Hundred/Mannington area Volunteer Center

Help is needed to muck out and clean up homes, register volunteers, answer phones, and coordinate volunteer referrals. 

Old State Police Barracks (Across from High School)
58 Four Seasons Road
Hundred, WV
304-775-2430

Open: Monday-Saturday 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m
A mud covered street in McMechen WV.Photo Credit: Samaritan's Purse 
Other Volunteer Opportunities. . .

Volunteers needed in Belle
Help needed answering phones at the Flood Clean-up Call Center.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Scheduling 4 hour shifts

2700 East Dupont Ave
Suite 14
Belle, WV  

To volunteer, contact: Cathy Rennard at 304-928-9595

Volunteer with Samaritan's Purse
To  muck out  and clean-up, stationed in Moundsville.  Overnight housing is available for volunteers who commit to a minimum of  3-days work. 

Call 304-238-6472

Volunteer with Christian Appalachian Project 
To muck out and clean-up, stationed in McMechen. 

Bishop Donahue High School
325 Logan St, McMechen, WV 

Call 304-233-3850 
How to Donate 

West Virginia VOAD  is a statewide collaborative among multiple direct response organizations. 

They have partnered with the United Methodist Foundation of WV to receive monetary donations. Click here to donate
 
Items Needed
Updated 8/8/17

 

  • Fans
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Square shovels
  • Squeegees
  • Scrapers
  • Paper towels
  • Bug Spray
  • Paper plates & cups
  • Plastic utensils
  • Food Containers (like for take-out)
  • Garbage bags (50 gal or larger)
  • N-95 Respirators
  • Goggles
  • Head-lamps
  • Lysol-type Cleaner & Spray

 

 

Donations can be taken to:

Appalachian Outreach
200 Lafayette Ave
Moundsville, WV 26041

Drop off times:
9 to 4 Tues. - Fri.
9 to 2 Sat.
(304) 843-2622
Other info. . .

Need help cleaning up? Call 800-451-1954 or  844-WV FLOOD

Report scams to  the Attorney General's office at 1-800-368-8808. 
If you experience suspicious activity during disaster recovery, contact your local authorities. 

Avoid Contracting Scams

Landlord/Tenant Law during a Disaster

Know your rights during a disaster, call WV Legal Aid at 1-877 331 4259

For more information, go to Disaster Recovery Library
 
Thank you to all the volunteers, nonprofits, community groups, and agencies who are helping our friends in the northern part of the state recover. 
Volunteer West Virginia is an agency of 
the Office of the Secretary of Education and the Arts 
with Cabinet Secretary Gayle Manchin