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Need assistance for Hurricane Dorian? 

Dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 to reach a 2-1-1 call specialist 24/7/365

Text Option: NCDorian to 898211

It is in times of need that we discover the full impact of a community united.

When communities face disaster, United Way plays a key role in helping people from all walks of life rebuild. From ensuring our first responders can act swiftly to leading long-term recovery, United Way has the experience, networks and capacity to address even the most devastating events. United Way's primary role in times of disaster is in long-term recovery, which can take 3-5 years.

In times of disaster and every day, 211 is a community’s go-to resource. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 211 specialists connect callers with the help they need, from emergency shelter and evacuation information to help with basic needs, like food. During times of disaster, 211 maintains up-to-date information on shelters and other essential resources.

During hurricanes, people contacted United Way’s 211 service to ask about food, shelter, evacuation zones, road closures, and other needs.