"Us, the American Red Cross, and with all of our partners and even the people in the disaster; everybody works together to care for the people that need our help". She is in Durham, North Carolina. "We've also sent all five of our emergency response vehicles from the state".
Hurricane Florence had slowed to almost a standstill early Friday afternoon, moving at just 3 miles per hour, the Associated Press said.
"We built forts, we had a treasure hunt", Anderson says.
This isn't Dunder's first hurricane. "So she's there bearing the storm, ready to help volunteers". Sandy destroyed her home when the storm barreled through CT in 2012.
"It's been an education and an adventure", Dunder said.
Team Rubicon is dedicated to helping the homeowner when disaster strikes, regardless of their income or if they have insurance. "You can't go wrong".
They are now working in many jobs from running shelters to distributing food to victims of Hurricane Florence.
Donations made in cash are better than giving supplies because of the logistics that are required to sort and transport goods, Acree said. "We rely on the donated dollar. And while I may not be serving the client directly, I'm making sure they get the services that they need".
Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Friday that his company will help in the Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
If you are interested in learning more about volunteering with the Red Cross, the North Alabama chapter of the Red Cross is hosting "Learn and Serve" sessions. Some travel to disaster areas for deployments of at least two weeks. The campaign is being managed by The Direct Impact Fund, which collects and distributes funds to verified campaigns and aid groups created to help those affected.
Red Cross officials said the organization will hold another training session in the near future.
"It's truly devastating for me to see the damage that Hurricane Florence is doing to my beloved home state of North Carolina and to the surrounding areas", Jordan said in a statement. "It just seemed like a great idea".