Bertie County Storm Victims Receive Donations

It’s been a tough year for many Bertie County residents who have lost their homes or belongings due to Hurricane Irene and the April 16th tornadoes. On Saturday some of those storm victims received some much needed help.

Truckloads of donated clothes, shoes, appliances, kids toys, and furniture were given to victims those storm victims.

Many Bertie County residents said they were grateful to get the help.

Misty Deanes, with Bertie County emergency management, said, “The donations came from all over the state and all over the country.”

If you are a Bertie County storm victim and still need help you can contact the Bertie County emergency management.

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  • by Puff Location: Chocowinity on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:40 AM
    This is wonderful that the people of Bertie County are being helped. The question I have is why did it take so long. These people have been doing without since the storm in April. That is just about 6 months waiting for some kind of relief. If a center was set up, it should have been advertised that these people were in need of supplies and I am sure that many people would have gladly dropped off donations, I know I would have taken articals and clothing there.

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