To help storm victims

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 2, 2007

Those wishing to help out storm victims can contact these agencies:

American Red Cross of Volusia and Flagler counties: 341 White St. in Daytona Beach, FL 32114, (386)-226-1400, or (407) 894-4141 or toll-free (866) 245-9180

Red Cross of Lake, Sumter and Marion counties: 1211 West Main St. in Leesburg, FL 34748, (352) 314-0883

Red Cross of Marion County: P.O. Box 807 in Ocala, FL 34478-, (352) 622-3457

Salvation Army:  P.O. Box 564, DeLand, FL 32721. For donations and volunteers in Volusia County, call (386) 236-2020

Check out this state website for guidelines as to what kind of help responders need now: http://www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org.

Starting at 8 a.m. Saturday a toll free help number will be up and running: 1-800-FL-HELP-1 or  1-800-354-3571. The helpline can tell you how to donate clothing, supplies or money. They’ll also be able to say what kind of volunteers they need.