Speech to Text for Oregonians Helping with Florence Recovery #2
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"watching out newswatch 12's leah thompson has been working all day to get in contact with first responders and red cross volunteers from right here in oregon ... who are helping those communities. she joins us now live from the medford airport. leah? two volunteers from right here in medford will be flying out of this airport tomorrow to help recovery efforts in the carolinas. one of the other volunteers i spoke with today is in south carolina right now. - nat- patty albin disaster services volunteer for the red cross says "people there are needing food, supplies and shelter" around 40 american red cross volunteers from oregon are helping with disaster relief in the carolinas. patty albin disaster services volunteer for the red cross says "sending red cross volunteers because we need man power to staff shelter to give out emergency supplies and for feeding." one of volunteers there right now is liz kolkow. she is from gold beach liz kolkow says i help take care of the various columbia, 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 [a12]localizing florence-live tag patty and her husband chuck will be here tomorrow to fly out for two weeks of patty and her husband chuck will be here tomorrow to fly out for two weeks of volunteering. live at the medford airport leah thompson newswatch 12. we