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American Red Cross Asking for Volunteers from the Local Community

Red Cross volunteer helping lady in a shelter
Join the Red Cross and bring and comfort to your community when it is needed most

As Hurricane Matthew churns in the Atlantic and preparations to care for our community are being made, the American Red Cross is in need of local volunteers to help across South Carolina.

"We are preparing to help families across South Carolina who may be affected by Hurricane Matthew," said Louise Welch Williams, regional CEO for the American Red Cross in South Carolina. "By joining us as a Red Cross volunteer, you will bring and comfort to your community when it is needed most.”

The Red Cross is especially in need of volunteers to be available to assist with sheltering, feeding, and operational support. Getting started is easy. New volunteers can visit click on volunteerto start their application.

Red Cross volunteer training is free and open to the public. A background check will be performed on every volunteer applicant.

For more updates, follow the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross on Twitter at@RedCrossSC