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Area residents can help hurricane victims

September 1, 2020–8:41 a.m.


The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Rome Ga Cares, and the Sheriff’s Posse are partnering once again to assist with the relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Laura.

The goal is to provide relief and resources to the smaller communities that were hit hard by the storm but aren’t the focal point of major resources.

They will be leaving on September 21st and traveling to a location in Louisiana that is yet to be determined.

Donations of supplies are being accepted at the North Rome Church of God warehouse Monday thru Friday from 8 am until 5 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am until noon.

The last day for donations will be Friday, September 18th.

Supplies that are requested are:



Water (Cases)

Trash Bags

Dawn Soap

COVID 19 Masks

Bug Spray

Scrub Pads



Blue Tarps

Any Cleaning Supplies

If you would rather donate money for supplies the approximate cost of one bucket is $75.

Any donation is appreciated.

In addition to donations, volunteers are needed to help accept donations and load trucks.

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please notify Lt. James Womack at (706) 591-6504.

If you want to make a monetary donation checks/money orders can be made out to “Rome Ga Cares” and will be accepted on-site at North Rome Church of God warehouse during donation hours.

Monetary donations can also be mailed to 3 Government Plaza, Suite 110 Rome, Ga 30161.

You can also donate online at

All monetary donations are tax-deductible.