SEVERE WX : Air Stagnation Advisory View Alerts

Oregonians Helping with Florence Recovery

Around 40 American Red Cross Volunteers from Oregon are helping with recovery efforts in North and South Carolina.

Posted: Sep 18, 2018 6:37 PM
Updated: Sep 18, 2018 6:45 PM

Around 40 American Red Cross Volunteers from Oregon are helping with disaster relief for North and South Carolina. People need food, supplies and shelter right now. 

Patty Albin is a disaster services volunteer for the red cross in Oregon. She says "sending red cross volunteers because we need man power to staff shelter to give out emergency supplies and for feeding."

Newswatch 12 also spoke with a volunteer that is there right now. Her name is Liz Kolkow. She is stationed in Columbia, South Caroline. She is from Gold Beach. 

Liz Kolkow says "I help take care of the various facilities that we have via for a shelter, a warehouse."

Liz has been working in South Carolina since September 11th. She will be there until next week.

Liz Kolkow says "It's been very very rewarding."

Patty Albin and her husband Chuck also got the call to volunteer this morning.

Patty Albin says "This is a high priority need and can you and your husband Chuck go and we looked at each other and said ok so we are flying out tomorrow."

Article Comments

Medford
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 52°
Brookings
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 53°
Crater Lake
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 37°
Grants Pass
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 50°
Klamath Falls
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 37°
Staying Dry Tomorrow
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events

Latest Video

Image

Ashland boys cross country wins first state title in 26 years

Image

Firehouse Subs veterans fundraiser

Image

Monday, November 11th Evening Weather

Image

Health alert: Negative effects of screen time

Image

Honoring those who have served our nation

Image

Staff planning next steps after fire at ARC in Medford

Image

Daily J! - Holidays

Image

Free car service for Veterans

Image

Firehouse Subs supports Veterans

Image

Josephine County groups hold Veterans Day Ceremonies