The American Red Cross needs volunteers right away to assist with the ongoing hurricane relief efforts in Texas and the new needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida.
More than 90 volunteers from Central and Southern Illinois have already deployed, but more will be needed in the weeks and months ahead. One-day training sessions will be held in Springfield on September 23 and October 7.
People who complete the training could be deployed just days later for two to three weeks, working in shelters and providing other direct assistance to storm victims.
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