Red Cross deploys volunteers to Northeast

From the American Red Cross:

Myrtle Beach, SC – The American Red Cross, has deployed three volunteers to help with relief efforts as Hurricane Sandy makes its way towards the East Coast.

In total, the Columbia Region has deployed seven volunteers and expects that number to continue to grow. Additional local volunteers and resources are on stand-by, ready to deploy if needed.

You can help people affected by disaster like hurricanes, floods and wildfires, as well as countless crises at home and around the country, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters.

The American Red Cross, Columbia Region, spans 28-counties in South Carolina from Aiken to Myrtle Beach.