Report says volunteers donated $200,000 worth of time in the east

LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) In the last 18 months, volunteers on behalf of Kinston Area Recovery Efforts, or KARE, donated $200,000 worth of time.

Since July of 2017, 232 volunteers from New York, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, donated more than 8,000 hours of their time.

Volunteers helped Lenoir County survivors of Hurricanes Matthew and Florence with recovery efforts.

KARE says volunteers traveled all over Lenoir County and worked with multiple churches, agencies, corporations, law firms and other organizations.