Arizona: Recovery & Assistance For Gila Bend Residents

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Following the devastating flooding in Gila Bend over the weekend of August 13, Arizonans are asking how they can assist those affected.

Here are some ways you can help:

Monetary Donations
The Town of Gila Bend’s Donation Coordinator is collecting donations for materials Gila Bend residents need to rebuild their homes.  More details, including contact information, can be found at the Town of Gila Bend’s Facebook page HERE.

The Gila Bend Chamber of Commerce is running a GoFundMe for flood victim relief to address a variety of issues, from homelessness to lack of clean items for normal life.

The Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture has set up a GoFundMe to organize daily meals for displaced individuals, families, emergency workers and volunteers.  Donations will be used to purchase food, prepare meals at the Ajo Farmers Market and Cafe, and deliver to Gila Bend.

Relief And Recovery Contributions
The American Red Cross volunteers and staff of Northern and Central Arizona are distributing free cleanup kits to those affected.  You can volunteer to help or donate HERE.

Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief provides flood recovery work, removing household items and floor coverings and spraying cleaned-out homes with mold remediation solutions. 

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