A local organization's grassroots effort to bring homes damaged by Hurricane Irene back to liveable conditions looks to give "Eight Days of Hope" to hundreds of families in the east.
As you drive by homes in some towns in Pamlico County neighborhoods, they look pretty normal on the outside. But once you go inside you see the lingering damage from the hurricane.
The organization "Eight Days of Hope," with some assistance from the United Way of Coastal Carolina in New Bern, want to help fix homes still damaged from the hurricane.
With around 1,500 volunteers and 8 days of work, they want to repair as many homes as possible, but they need your help. The organization has raised about $35,000 and local churches are going to donate another $10,000 to $15,000, but they need approximately $150,000 to help all these families.
The organization still needs volunteers. You can register to volunteer until this Saturday. If you want to make a monetary donation you can contact the United Way of Coastal Carolina in New Bern.
Eight Days of Hope will be in Pamlico and Craven Counties from 5/26-6/2. You can click on the related link below for more information.