Flooding has devastated parts of West Virginia and several local agencies are looking to help out flood victims in the Mountain State.
Here are a few ways you can get involved. You can drop off cleaning supplies to the Paden City Fire Company building on Main Street today and tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m..
In Weirton, they are collecting non-perishable food, cleaning supplies and bottled water from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Weirton Fire Department Headquarters in Municipal Plaza.
Some local shelters will be helping out animals in need in the flooded areas. The Marshall County Animal Shelter is accepting donations to take downstate Tuesday. They will also be bringing up animals to house here until they find homes. If you’d like to donate, you may drop supplies off at the shelter today through 4:00 p.m. or at Accessories Ltd. on 1st St until 5:30 p.m.. They are especially in need of small breed dog food, senior dog food, cleaning supplies and cat litter.
WeBark Estates has partnered with Moose Lodge in New Martinsville to take donations. On Monday, they’re collecting at their office (beside the Domino’s) above the Bridge Street Middle School in Elm Grove until 7:00 p.m..
The House of the Carpenter on Wheeling Island is still collecting supplies through the rest of the week also. They’ve already sent one truck to one of the hardest hit areas. They have teamed up with the Mount DeChantel Kroger for anyone wanting to donate water, pet food, bleach, and cleaning supplies. If you or your business would like to buy an entire skid, it costs $170. For more information you can talk to Amanda Glatzer at Kroger.
The Mountaineer Park HBPA is also collecting items flood victims on Tuesday, June 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the kitchen parking lot at the Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort. They will be leaving Wednesday morning in a truck and trailer to deliver the supplies.
Wheeling Brewing Company is donating 20% of beverage sales will go toward victims and families.
OVMC & EORH are joining forces to collect supplies needed to assist in the clean up. There will be barrels located in the main lobbies of their hospitals beginning Tuesday, June 28th. People are encouraged to drop off any of the following items: bottled water, gallons of water, paper towels, toilet paper, bleach wipes, cleaning supplies, toiletries, non perishable food items, disposable eating utensils and plates, hand sanitizer, contractor trash bags, cell phone chargers, diapers & wipes, towels, bedding, and dog/cat/small animal food. They do ask that you do not bring clothes at this time.
Items will be picked up at OVMC on Saturday, July 2nd. Please drop off items through Friday, July 1st. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please do so clicking this link.
Covenant Community Church is sending two groups to Summersville, WV to assist in the flood cleanup this week. The first group will be leaving at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and will return Friday evening. The second group will be leaving Friday at 4:00 p.m. and returning Monday evening.
Robinson Auto Group at the Highlands has decided to extend their donation drive. Two trucks full of supplies have already been delivered and they plan to continue to take in donations throughout the week and deliver those supplies as-soon-as possible.
Uniglobe Travel is taking donations for flood victims. They encourage people to drop off blankets, wash cloths, towels, pillows, toiletries, diapers, clothing, bottled water, cleaning supplies, pet supplies, laundry detergent, flashlights, batteries and more.
Ohio County Delegate Shawn Fluharty is now asking people to donate today by stopping by a Uhaul truck he’s parked outside of 32 15th Street in Wheeling to be filled with donations. Once it’s full, he’ll be heading down to southern WV to help with recovery efforts.
Reynold’s Memorial Hospital and WVU Medicine are teaming up to provide relief to flood victims. People can drop off supplies, such as wash cloths, towels, pillows, toiletries, diapers, clean clothing, bottled water, cleaning supplies, pet care products and laundry detergent, in the Main Lobby at Reynold’s Memorial Hospital through Friday, July 1st.
Primanti Brothers at the Highlands, Clarksburg and Morgantown are donating 10% of sales to flooding victims.
West Liberty University Student Government is actively seeking donations of supplies to assist those who have lost everything to the floods. They are in need of cleaning supplies such as sponges, mops, Clorox, buckets, towels, and non-perishable food items. Please bring your donations to the Office of Housing and Student Life, Rogers Hall, between 8 – 4 p.m., prior to noon Friday, July 1.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Chester Fire Department and New Cumberland Fire Department, will be collecting items for donation for the residents of southern West Virginia affected by the flood.
US Attorney Bill Ihlenfeld, the YWCA and Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration have all teamed up to collect donations. You can drop them off at the YWCA or at the offices for Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration on 38th Street until 5:30 pm. Donations will be accepted through Friday at 5 in the evening.