Matthew relief event Wednesday Nov. 2 in Ridgeland | News | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | October 28, 2016 2:54 pm
Governor Nikki Haley will visit Ridgeland on Wednesday Nov. 2 for a Team South Carolina Hurricane Matthew relief event. Team South Carolina Lowcountry Day will serve residents impacted by the storm from Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton and Hampton counties and will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jasper County Farmer’s Market.
For those in the Lowcountry impacted by Hurricane Matthew, the Team South Carolina event will serve as a one-stop where residents can find out about resources available to families and businesses to aid recovery. Team South Carolina events bring together representatives from state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations to assist those in need in the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew.
At the Team South Carolina Lowcountry Day residents can:
Register for financial assistance from FEMA
Apply for disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration
Learn more about repairing and flood proofing their home from FEMA
Get information about assistance for farmers with crop losses or damage from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency
Apply for unemployment benefits from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce
Apply for food and financial assistance from the S.C. Department of Social Services
Get information about mental health and other healthcare services from the S.C. Department of Mental Health and the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Get help with insurance claims from the S.C. Department of Insurance
Receive a free kit to test well water from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
Receive a free tetanus shot from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
WHO: Gov. Nikki Haley, state and federal officials, and non-profit organizations
WHAT: Team South Carolina Lowcountry Day
WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Jasper County Farmer’s Market, 9935 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Highway 17, Ridgeland, SC 29936