Wednesday, March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sheila O’Connor, Public Information Officer

ServeNebraska

402-480-0533

[email protected]

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 [email protected]

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