In the wake of Hurricane Florence, North Carolinians will be feeling its devastation for months to come.
Throughout the Carolinas, people are in need of basic supplies, while those in more damaged areas have been forced to relocate and are searching for shelter.
UNC has announced several opportunities for students, faculty and staff and the Chapel Hill community to find ways they can best help those in need.
Red Cross Shelter at the Friday Center
Beginning Saturday, the University partnered with the American Red Cross to open a storm shelter at the Friday Center for those displaced by Florence. The shelter is fully staffed and no longer needs donations of goods, but monetary donations to the victims can be made on the .
Beginning Sept. 18, the University will be collecting non-perishable food items, water, personal hygiene items and other essentials to be delivered to the state’s hardest-hit areas. For a full list of items and donation hours,
For those interested in volunteering time, supplies, donations or resources to those affected by Hurricane Florence, signups are available through the . Donations can be made directly to the Governor’s