On the early morning hours of September 14th, Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The damage was widespread with reports of major flooding and power outages throughout the North Carolina area.
Today, UTUIA has announce that they have donated $5,000 to the SMART TD Disaster Relief Fund in response to the damage of Hurricane Florence.
“As many Brothers and Sisters of the UTUIA have been affected by the devastating flooding in the Carolinas, the Officers and Staff of the UTUIA have forwarded a donation of $5,000.00 to be used to ease the pain and financial burden placed on those who are attempting to recover from this disaster” said UTUIA President Ken Laugel.
“We are standing by our Brothers and Sisters in need with this donation and will continue our efforts to assist in any way we can”, Laugel continued “It is apparent that the losses from this event will have lasting effects on the victims moving forward ” he added.
If you would like to help in the relief, contributions may be sent to:
SMART TD Disaster Relief Fund
24950 Country Club Blvd
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070-5333