United Way created the Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund to "support local communities in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Florence", the website reads.
Jordan, of Webster City, has been a Red Cross volunteer since 2014 This will be her fourth national deployment, according to Breitbach.
"They're doing everything from sheltering, feeding, planning", Holly Baker of the Red Cross-Chicago said.
CNN reports that Hurricane Florence officially made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at around 7:15 a.m. ET. First Coast News asked about the people he's helping and the atmosphere in the shelters.
Transportation continues to be a major challenge. He said Red Cross volunteers from the area are part of the 2,000 people who have deployed nationwide in response to Hurricane Florence.
For those looking to help, McNamara said the organization is in need of blood donors, volunteers, and monetary donations. Red Cross officials report more than 140 blood drives have been canceled through early next week due to Hurricane Florence, resulting in over 4,200 uncollected blood and platelet donations.
You can help by donating money to the American Red Cross relief efforts. Our volunteers really embrace it, and we really see that.
The Diaper Bank of North Carolina, based in Durham, collects and distributes diapers, feminine hygiene products, and adult incontinence supplies.
Another important donation, blood donations!
Another way to help is to text FLORENCE to 90999, which provides a $10 donation to the Red Cross.
The foundation will also keep an eye on the situation in the region and provide all assistance to The Salvation Army and American Red Cross.
Volunteers are giving up vacation and family time just to help out.