American Red Cross seeking volunteers

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The American Red Cross is recruiting volunteers. With summer on its way, natural disasters, like flooding, are a threat.

After the floods that left southern West Virginia crippled last summer, local Red Cross officials say they want to be more prepared.

That's why Friday, May 5th, you can come to their location on 220 8th Street in Parkersburg at 1 p.m. to become a volunteer.

"We are looking for new folks now that will be able to be mentored by our seasoned volunteers and really enjoy giving the give of hope to those that have a disaster in this area," said Sharon Kesselring, Executive Director of the American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia.

Call 304-488-5279 if you have any questions.

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