If you want to help the storm victims in Linn County, here is an opportunity to lend a hand.
The Marion Chamber has started a volunteer call center. Jill Ackerman, President of the Marion Chamber of Commerce, explains.
Ackerman says volunteers may be helping with such things as debris clean-up and food distribution.
Ackerman says volunteers can donate their time for a few hours, a day or several days – they are welcoming anyone’s help for however long they’re available. The Marion Chamber is hoping to get some volunteer teams started as early as Friday because the need for help is huge right now. Ackerman says numerous homes and businesses in Marion were damaged or destroyed by Monday’s derecho storm – and she’s never seen anything quite like it.
Once again, if you’re interested in volunteering to help with storm debris clean-up or food distribution in Marion, the number to call is 319-447-3581.
photo courtesy of Joshua Woodland