The Lowcountry Chapter of the American Red Cross has deployed 11 volunteers -- three of whom are from Bluffton -- to flooding and tornado disaster areas, according to a news release.
The organization's Palmetto Service Center in Bluffton is hosting new disaster-volunteer training from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 21 at the Palmetto Electric Building in Ridgeland. Reservations are required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-757-7437.
Four ways to donate to the Red Cross relief efforts in the South:
For more information on the efforts of the local Red Cross, call 843-764-2323, extension 321.