Flood relief for WVa continues at Saturday’s Florida Georgia Line show

Going to the Florida Georgia Line concert tomorrow night? You can help in the ongoing long-term flood relief effort in West Virginia.

First Niagara Pavilion just announced an outreach effort to support the Greater Clay Country Long-Term Recovery Committee to assist those still recovering from June’s floods in West Virginia. The venue will be collecting items to be donated to the people affected by this devastating tragedy. Collection begins on this Saturday, August 27th at the Florida Georgia Line concert. A collection area will be set up in the parking lot to accept donations.

The mission of the Greater Clay County Long-Term Recovery Committee is to provide long-term recovery services to individuals, families and local community businesses as well as ensuring the safety and well-being of Clay County citizens. Many individuals were left homeless with the total devastation of the flooding taking their homes and all of their personal belongings. The committee’s goal is to make sure that every person in Clay County, that has their lives affected by the flooding, has their basic needs met so that they can start putting their lives back together.
Volunteers from Unity a Journey for Hope, a non-profit organization that’s grants wishes to adults with life-limiting illnesses headquarters in Vanderbilt will be heading up the collection efforts on site.

The items that they are in most need of are listed below:

Building supplies
Non-perishable foods
Coolers
Camping stoves
Utensils
Blankets/Pillows
Clothing of all types
Underwear & socks
Shoes & boots
Batteries
Flashlights
Candles
Bug spray
Shampoo/Conditioner/Body Wash
Brushes & combs
Towels/Wash clothes
Plastic plates and cups
School supplies
Tarps
Air mattresses/air mattress pumps
Small kitchen appliances
Microwaves
Hot plates
Toasters
Crock pots
Small refrigerators
Pet food – dogs, cats and chicken feed

Items should be dropped off prior to entering the concert. Volunteers from the Greater Clay County Long-Term Recovery Committee will be on site to assist in the donation acceptance. For additional information about the organization, please visit their website at www.greaterclaywv.org. Please visit the First Niagara Pavilion Facebook page for additional information about items in need.