Organizations accepting charitable donations to help Polk County residents with natural disaster recovery

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Interested in making a donation to assist Polk County residents recovering from the recent local natural disasters? Here are some organizations accepting charitable contributions:

The N.C. Baptist Men are accepting donations to assist homeowners with cleaning up their homes and properties. For more information about the N.C. Baptist Men or to donate, please click here.

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry is accepting donations to assist low-income residents of Polk County with food, financial assistance, and home repairs. For more information about Outreach or to donate, visit

The WNC Chapter of the American Red Cross Serving Polk County is accepting donations to help provide immediate disaster relief and ongoing recovery assistance to the victims of the recent storms. The chapter is providing food, water, clean-up supplies, financial assistance and sheltering. Visit to learn more or to donate.