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North Georgia disaster relief volunteer opportunities

8:13 PM, Feb 1, 2013   |    comments
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WXIA -- Following the aftermath of the EF3 and EF1 tornadoes that swept through areas of North Georgia on Wednesday, towns and cities have been preparing to rebuild and clear debris, and residents need your help.  The 11Alive Help Desk has compiled a list of organizations that have stepped up to provide opportunities for volunteers. 

From clearing debris to removing trees, your help matters. 

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The Adairsville Church of God is seeking volunteers to help with damage recovery on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3. Several surrounding churches are banding together with the Church of God at 8 a.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. on Sunday. Volunteers are able to park directly on the church property at 197 Old Dixie Hwy, Adairsville, Georgia, and will be transported to various sites by church transportation. Crews will work until 6 p.m. each day. 

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Gordon County is providing volunteer opportunities through various community organizations. Volunteers are asked to arrive at Sonoraville High School, located at 7340 Fairmount Hwy, Calhoun, Georgia, from February 2 through February 3 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Crews will work until 5:00 p.m. each day.

The Volunteer Action Center of Calhoun will be positioned at Sonoraville High School throughout the weekend to provide volunteer opportunities and times. The center strives to provide emergency assistance to those in need.

The Gordon Memorial Baptist Association of Calhoun may need volunteers beginning Monday, February 4.

Habitat for Humanity Floyd County is currently assessing the damage, and will determine a need for volunteers as information comes in pertaining to home damage.

The surrounding City of Emerson lent their public works equipment to Adairsville for debris removal. City employees have also volunteered their time to help their neighboring town.

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