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Hoosier Red Cross volunteers head to East Coast

Posted at 10:11 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 22:08:54-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis American Red Cross has sent 26 Indiana volunteers to the East Coast in preparation for Hurricane Florence.

The Red Cross is preparing to provide relief to as many as 100,000 people.

The team will be working with local and state officials to help prepare evacuation shelters.

An emergency response vehicle is also being deployed from Indianapolis with additional supplies and equipment. That along with additional volunteers is expected to leave today.

The Hoosiers will be working with more than 700 volunteers to assist those affected in the wake of the hurricane.

If you want to help, the Red Cross says they need both blood and monetary donations.

For more information, click here.

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