First Baptist offering disaster relief to community
Many have been affected by the storm that moved through the Vicksburg area on Saturday. To assists those who had downed trees, a Disaster Relief effort has been set up at First Baptist Church.
People can come around by the side of the church, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. David Baldwin said, and sign up.
“And then we will get someone out to their home to assess the damage and then we will get cutters out there,” Baldwin said.
Baldwin, who is a member of the local church, said the Mississippi Baptist Convention of Jackson sponsors the Disaster Relief program.
“We do chain saw, mud outs, blue tarps, cooking, anything with disasters we respond,” Baldwin said.
First Baptist is located at 1607 Cherry St.
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