Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Irene Wallops Vermont

Irene may have wimped out in other areas of the US but Vermont was hit and hit hard.

Rte 44W Heading into Brownsville VT from Ascutney Mountain Resort


Rte 131W Amsden VT heading towards Downer's Four Corners
Below, you'll find organizations that are helping with the relief effort. Please consider giving whatever you can to help our friends, family and neighbors during this difficult time.
Whether you and your family need help or you are looking to help your fellow Vermonters, reach out to these organizations.

* Call 211 for information on your specific areas health and human services needs or information on how to receive assistance.
* Call 511 or  http://www.511vt.com/ for information about road closures and how the floods may have affected travel in your area.
* Check http://vtresponse.wordpress.com/ for updates on areas of Vermont that need help and the best ways to get involved.
* Donate to the Red Cross. While all donations are appreciated, financial donations offer the Red Cross the greatest flexibility for response in this crisis. Donations can be made at www.vermontredcross.org or by calling 800-660-9130. For those who are interested in volunteering, they can contact their operations headquarters at 802-773-9159.

Vermonters are tough and we will get through this together.

Vermont Road Closures:
From http://511.vermont.gov/main.jsf
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