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How to help fellow Virginians impacted by Wednesday’s severe weather

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-25 14:04:49-05

Our sister station WTVR CBS 6, based in Richmond, has compiled a list of ways you can help those impacted by severe weather Wednesday.

WAVERLY

A command center has been established at the Fresh Pride, alongside Hardees, at the 233 South County Drive Building A.

A contact person will be there until 6 or 7 p.m. each night to accept donations. Items are being cataloged and currently there is not a need for clothes. There is a need for nonperishable items, household items, and water.

Monetary donations can be made through the Sussex County Treasurer, just specify “Disaster Relief.”
Sussex County Treasurer
PO Box 1399
Sussex, VA 23884
434-246-1087

APPOMATTOX

A command center has been established at Liberty Baptist Church and residents are in need of nonperishable items, household items, clothing, feminine products, diapers, and water.

1709 Church St, Appomattox, VA 24522
434-352-2336

The county administrator’s office is assessing need for monetary donations at this time.  Their contact number is 434-352 2637.

ESSEX COUNTY/TAPPAHANNOCK

A command center has been established at the old Southern States, at  1616 Tappahannock Blvd. Residents are in need of nonperishable items, household items, clothing, feminine products, diapers, and water.

A person will be there to receive items daily, until around 5 p.m.

Monetary donations are being accepted through the American Red Cross, just specify Essex County Tornado.

WTVR will be hosting a phone bank beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday. They are teaming up with the Red Cross to help raise money for those impacted in yesterday’s storms. That number to call will be 804-254 3601.

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PHOTOS: Reported tornadoes leave behind miles of destruction across Virginia and N.C.