Wednesday, March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sheila O’Connor, Public Information Officer

ServeNebraska

402-480-0533

sheila.oconnor@nebraska.gov

Fremont Area Volunteer Reception Center Relocation

The Fremont Area Volunteer Reception Center will relocate to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Delaney Hall, 3400 East 16th Street, Fremont, NE today, beginning at 4:00 p.m. The center will be operational at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21. The current location, Clarmar Elementary will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The current contact for the Fremont Area Volunteer Reception Center is: Ashley Mueller, Disaster Education Coordinator

The contact information for the Fremont Area VRC is: 402 253-0448 or fremontnebraskavrc@gmail.com

Assistance: There are lots of resources and more are coming online every day. Here are a few hotlines that can help as we recover:

 Nebraskans needing property cleanup can contact the Crisis Clean Up Hotline: 833-556-2476.

 Farmers in need of hay, feed stuffs, fencing materials, volunteer help, equipment, etc. should call the Nebraska Department of Agriculture at 1-800-831-0550.

 Businesses can call the U.S. Chamber’s Disaster Help Desk for Business at 1-888-692-4943.

 NEMA has set up a hotline for general questions from the public. The number is 402-817-1551.

 For all other needs for assistance call 211.

 If you have an emergency, you should dial 911.

Additional resources and links for volunteering;

www.nema.nebraska.gov

http://www.nda.nebraska.gov/resources/

https://www.nebraskaimpact.com/

https://shareomaha.org/

Infrastructure: To check the conditions and status of state roads, please visit www.511.nebraska.gov.

Sheila O’Connor | ServeNebraska Public Information Officer OFFICE: 402-471-6229 | CELL: 402-480-0533 Serve.Nebraska.gov | Facebook | Twitter | NEImpact Mission: Mobilizing Nebraskans to strengthen their communities through volunteering, collaboration and national service programs