Supply Pick-Up for Flood Victims
Residents of Franklin, Jefferson and St. Louis Counties Impacted by Flood Invited to Drive-Thru Supply Pick Up
SAINT LOUIS (January 4, 2016) — Franklin, Jefferson and St. Louis County Offices of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the State Emergency Management Agency, the St. Louis Area Regional COAD and MOVOAD partners, are sponsoring a regional point of distribution to assist residents affected by recent flooding with necessary supplies to assist in their recovery efforts.
Impacted residents will receive items such as: clean-up kits, flood buckets, gloves, masks, water, hygiene kits, and shelf stable foods. In addition, residents will able to register for assistance with debris removal, mold remediation and other needs on-site.
What: Drive-thru supply pick up for impacted residents
When: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Six Flags St. Louis – Main Parking Lot; 4900 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025
Contact: For more information, dial 2-1-1
Additionally, volunteers are needed to assemble and distribute items. For more information, or to sign up for volunteer opportunities, please visit STLVolunteer.org.
Coordinating partners include: Adventist Church, American Red Cross, AmeriCorps St. Louis, Convoy of Home, Church of Latter Day Saints, Franklin County United Way, Missouri United Methodist Conference, Seventh Day Adventist Church , Six Flags St. Louis, Southern Baptists, St. Louis Area Foodbank, St. Louis County Police, The Salvation Army, United Way of Greater St. Louis and United Way 2-1-1.
About Missouri and Illinois 2-1-1
2-1-1 is a fast, free and confidential way to give or get help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 2-1-1 call centers operate under national standards and are staffed by trained specialists who quickly assess the callers’ needs and refer them to the help they seek. Information is available on a broad range of services, including food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care, after-school programs, elderly care, financial literacy, and job training programs. Those with cell phones only should call 800-427-4626.
About United Way of Greater St. Louis
United Way of Greater St. Louis mobilizes the community with one goal in mind — helping people live their best possible lives. Located throughout 16 counties in Missouri and Illinois, United Way helps one in three people in the region build a foundation for a good quality of life through basic needs, financial stability, education, health and strong communities. For more information, contact 314-421-0700 or visit www.HelpingPeople.org.