NEWPORT NEWS — The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula is now accepting monetary donations to help provide relief for local nonprofits and disaster service organizations across the peninsula in response to Hurricane Florence, according to a news release.
“We have already received an outpouring of calls and emails from people asking, ‘How can we help?,” said Steven Kast, CEO of the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula. “United Ways across the region and country will rally for these communities in the months and years ahead.”
Kast said 100 percent of the donations made to United Way will support the organizations critical to both the response to the hurricane as well as the recovery period.
Donations will be accepted at United Way’s office, 11820 Fountain Way, Suite 206 in Newport News or on the organization’s website.
For more information about United Way, visit their main website.