Local volunteers headed to SC to help in flood relief

The American Red Cross says it is helping tens of thousands of people impacted by the deadly flooding in South Carolina. Locally, two people from

The Red Cross is collecting supplies and sending people to help with historic flooding in South Carolina.

The Red Cross is collecting supplies and sending people to help with historic flooding in South Carolina. (10/5/15)

BRIDGEPORT - The American Red Cross says it is helping tens of thousands of people impacted by the deadly flooding in South Carolina.

Locally, two people from southwestern Connecticut are on their way to help. They will be giving victims essential toiletries to get them through the next few days.

The volunteers, who often work long days, could be there for up to three weeks.

The Red Cross says it has already launched a relief operation, providing shelter, food and supplies to victims.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

This week's Real Possibilities report looks at a 1 Real Possibilities: Memory impairment
VIDEO: Greenwich Fire 2 VIDEO: Fire on Glenville Road in Greenwich
Police say school officials called them this week 3 Police: Threat to Darien High School was a false alarm
Bristol Water Department workers found the infant's body 4 Police: Mother of baby found in reservoir comes forward
5 Connecticut Sportscast, March 23

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE