Local church offers disaster relief supplies to those in need

Local church offers disaster relief supplies to those in need

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A local church is helping victims of the recent flooding across the state.

The Harvest Point Church of Christ, in North Charleston, is handing out supplies to people who need help.

The church has a room full of supplies including baby wipes and diapers, cleaning supplies, bath products, food, water, blankets and clothing. That's just to name a few.

Harvest Point Church of Christ's Senior Minister David Johnson says they wanted to get a jump start on helping the people of the Lowcountry. So far, nearly 300 people have come to receive aid since the flooding disaster struck.

"We needed a place in the community, we wanted to not have to wait on the city or government to figure things out," said Johnson. "We wanted to be on the ground first, we wanted to be there to help people with their immediate needs."

The church is getting help by a traveling disaster response team called Churches of Christ. Churches of Christ travels the country and brings supplies and helping hands to communities in need - free of charge.

Anyone who needs some of these supplies can go to their location at 4870 Piedmont Avenue in North Charleston. The room will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you have any questions, call 843-410-7200.

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