Biloxi, Miss. Mississippi volunteers with the American Red Cross have responded to the flooding disaster in Colorado.
Four people from Petal, Biloxi and Beaumont departed Wednesday. More deployments anticipated in the coming days and weeks.
Red Cross volunteers and staff members train throughout the year to provide specific services based on their skill sets and interests.
Volunteers help staff shelters and evacuation centers, transport relief supplies, serve meals and snacks to victims and responders, and assist with health and mental health services.
Donations to the effort may be made directly to the Red Cross. Call the agency at 1-800-733-2767 or visit its website. A link is provided below.
You may also text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation per text.