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Johnathan McNamara, spokesperson with the American Red Cross, said the organization has seen an outpouring of generosity from Central Virginians since Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas last week.

You can donate for Hurricane Florence relief at the Red Cross website or over telephone at 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).

Cook wrote in a tweet that "Apple is donating $1M to the Red Cross" to help those impacted by the powerful storm that rolled ashore in North Carolina early Friday with roaring 90 miles per hour winds.

While Goldsboro had so far escaped the worst of Florence's wrath, North Carolina officials say parts of the state could experience a once-in-a-millennia flood as Hurricane Florence dumps rain for days to come.

Accepting monetary donations online.

"You have trained volunteers in the community, we have shelter trailers that are stocked with our supplies, so it's a matter of pulling all of these resources that we have prepared together to make something like this happen", said Capps.

Area residents can also assist in the effort as The Red Cross depends on financial donations to be able to provide disaster relief immediately.

As of midnight, 14,000 people were in 124 shelters in North Carolina, and 5,600 people in 59 shelters in SC. "We have stores in these affected areas, so we know many Kroger customers and associates have been personally affected". People interested in becoming a volunteer can get more information by visiting the Red Cross volunteer page.

Steve Wise, a Red Cross volunteer from New Lenox, is at the university helping out. Platelet and type O positive blood donations are critically needed right now.

Triano is CEO at the Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region, which includes Philadelphia.

In 2017, the grocery retailer partnered with the American Red Cross to provide relief effort for Tropical Storm Harvey. "If they don't need us for feeding, then they put us into bulk and we distribute products to people that they can use for cleanup and recovery".

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