A local woman is among those helping with ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of hurricanes around the southern United States.
Donna Baughman of Butler is one of 59 American Red Cross volunteers from Western Pennsylvania and more than 5,000 people currently deployed in Texas and Florida. Baughman is helping with sheltering in Florida.
However, more volunteers are needed. The organization is holding volunteer “boot camps” to quickly train people. There is a camp offered Thursday at the Herman Volunteer Fire Department.
The class is free but you must be at least 18 years old as well as willing and able to accept a two to three week deployment if needed.