Photographer Kathleen Robbins watched the coverage of October’s floods and felt an overwhelming need to help. She grabbed her neighbor Beth Bilderback, an archivist, and they set out door to door in South Beltline to see what they could do. What they found – thousands of damaged photos – proved a welcome challenge.
Wienges stayed up all night watching water levels rise at his Gills Creek home, then rescued several neighbors who were trapped in their houses during the SC flood.… Read More The night the SC rains came: One man’s minute-by-minute tale of saving neighbors
The volunteers at the NAACP-American Red Cross disaster relief center on North Main all share a passion for helping those still in need after the historic flooding of early October.
Meg Ellis just wanted to create a tool to help people. It wasn’t until South Carolina’s October floods that she realized how much of a resource her Chasing Tails Pet Patrol Facebook page has become.
Artists Matthew Kramer and Jarid Brown got the idea for a collaborative show years ago. They recently held that show at Olympia’s 701 Whaley and then donated almost half their earnings to helping flood victims. It has been a common effort by the arts community.