The Rome-Floyd County YMCA is collecting supplies to be delivered up to Chattooga County for distribution among residents that have been impacted by flooding over Labor Day weekend. Locals are encouraged to take bottled water and cleaning supplies to the Y, located at 810 East 2nd Avenue in Rome. These items will be delivered to Sheriff Mark Schrader in Summerville.
Donors are asked to consider a contribution of the following:
- Bottled water
- Heavy-duty large trash bags
- rubber gloves
- scrub brushes
- household cleaner/disinfectant
- push brooms
- a new shop vac
Those with questions are directed to contact Scott McCreless, Rome-Floyd County YMCA’s Executive Director, at email@example.com.
Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp will visit communities in Chattooga County, along with local officials and emergency management personnel, this morning to view flood damage caused by the severe rains over the holiday weekend.