Operation: What the Flood – Day Two Update

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Mike Lee

Mike Lee, a native of Chicago, graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Creative Writing. At LMU, Mike developed international and domestic volunteer trips and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Student Veterans Organization. Mike’s professional background is in advertising and marketing, and has experience in executing large print and digital campaigns for non-profit and tourism clients. He lives in Los Angeles where he thinks a lot about dogs, bourbon, and the Chicago Bears.

TR Region 8 is getting down and nasty in Longmont, CO. With 28 volunteers already on the ground and dozens more expected over the weekend, the team began muck-out work on three homes – one work order was completed, the other two will be completed today.

Navy veteran Dana Niemela from Denver salvages belongings from a flooded basement in Longmont, CO.
Navy veteran Dana Niemela from Denver salvages belongings from a flooded basement in Longmont, CO.

44 damage assessments have been completed to date, creating 18 work orders.

Region 8 volunteers who are available to help should register their availability in OrgAction.

Looking for other ways to help? Become a fundraiser or chip in a few bucks to help us deploy more volunteers. Then spread the word on Facebook and Twitter.

Region 6 and Region 9 are also exploring a possible deployment to northern Arizona to assist the Navajo Nation in flood recovery. Standby for further details.