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It is in times of need that we discover the importance of a COMMUNITY UNITED. Our commitment to caring for others goes beyond Coastal Empire’s borders. Whether it’s a hurricane or one of life’s everyday storms, facing it is easier when we’re UNITED. Helping our storm-impacted neighbors recover and rebuild is one way we LIVE UNITED. Join us as we mobilize resources to help our friends and neighbors rebuild and recover. Together we will provide hope and help when it is most needed.

DONATE HURRICANE RELIEF SUPPLIES

United Way Effingham Service Center is a drop-off location for items needed to go to the volunteers with the Cajun Navy as well as victims of Hurricane Michael. We are working in tangent with the Effingham VOAD to collect and distribute supplies. Supplies can be dropped off at 711 Zitterour Drive, Rincon, GA 31326 this week Monday-Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

The items needed are as follows: non-perishable food, water, can openers, masks, gloves, peroxide, alcohol pads and liquid, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene items, toiletries, batteries, flashlights, diapers, infant formula, dog and cat food/items, Walmart gift cards.

HOW TO DONATE TO HURRICANE MICHAEL RELIEF EFFORTS

United Way Worldwide has created the United Way Hurricane Michael Recovery Fund to support local communities in Georgia, Florida, and the surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Michael.  100% of your donations given to these disaster recovery funds will be distributed to the affected areas.

Give Through United Way Worldwide  OR Text “MICHAEL” TO 40403

HOW TO VOLUNTEER

If you are interested in volunteering with United Way Volunteers, please fill out the form below.  You will be contacted when we need volunteers before or after the storm.

Sign Up to Volunteer

HOW TO SUPPORT LOCAL AGENCY EFFORTS

American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia

OTHER RESOURCES

Georgia Emergency Management  & Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) – GEMA/HS is coordinating with state, local, federal, and private sector partners to provide support throughout the affected areas.