The following local non-profits are available to assist Effingham County residents in the wake of Tropical Storm Irma:
Today starting at noon:
Hot meals provided by Springfield United Methodist Church
210 Cleveland St, Springfield
Today 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
New Hope Christian Church will open their food pantry
2550 Courthouse Road, Guyton
Thursday 10 a.m.-3 p..
Manna House of Rincon will open the thrift store and food pantry
1210 Patriot Drive, Rincon
Continuing until Sept. 30
Effingham County-Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD)
Anyone with damage to their home/property can register with the VOAD for help
All services are free (chainsaw work, debris cleanup, mucking out) but limited by demand
Register as soon as possible 1-800-451-1954.