Saturday, September 10, 2011

SERVE, and REMEMBER on 9/11-Volunteers Needed to Help with Flood Relief Efforts in Huntington area of Alexandria

We just got this second request for flood relief volunteers for tomorrow, SUNDAY 9/11/11 from 10:00am to 8:00pm. 43 volunteers turned out in today's flood relief effort; giving valuable service helping numerous families put their lives back together after this week's flooding. But there is more work to be done, and our neighbors need our help. Below are the relevant details if you wish to help.


Fairfax county CERT
CERT volunteers' coordinator

Honor September 11 by helping your community with immediate needs.

In response to the recent flooding in Northern Virginia, Volunteer Fairfax, as requested by the Fire and Rescue Incident Command Center, seeks volunteers to assist with flood relief efforts TOMORROW, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to commit to a five hour shift and will be tasked with: lifting, moving, organizing, removing debree and cleaning personal items (heavy lifting may be involved). All volunteers must be atleast 18 years old or 16 years old with parental consent. Volunteers will receive instructions, safety equipment and a brief training before being deployed to needed areas.

If you are interested in volunteering, please park at the Huntington Metro Station (2475 Huntington Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22303) and WALK to the Huntington Community Center (5751 Liberty Drive, Alexandria, Va).

On arrival, please find the Volunteer Fairfax table to check in. PLEASE DO NOT SELF DEPLOY.

If you plan on participating tomorrow, please send an email to Christopher Copley at
You may not receive a response; however, please check
for the most recent updates.

Everyone must wear closed toed shoes. Sturdy shoes such as work boots or sneakers are recommended. You should wear lightweight, comfortable clothing that you do not mind getting dirty.