NewsLong Term Recovery Committee (LTRO) meetings continue to bring together businesses, government, nonprofit, faith-based and relief organizations to coordinate flood relief efforts. In

Marshall County 250 homes were affected with 50 listed as destroyed or sustaining major damage from the flooding.

Currently 17 trained volunteer case managers with the Long Term

Recovery Committee are meeting with flood survivors to determine unmet needs. Preliminary results with initial casework for 80 households show: 53 damaged furnaces with 25 inoperable, some houses with foundation damage and many families still displaced. Over 37% of those reporting to date are senior citizens.

Relief organizations active with the Marshall County Long TermĀ  Recovery Organizations to date include: American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Heavy Equipment Response Coalition, Indiana Volunteers Organizations Active in Disaster, Mennonite Disaster Service, Purdue Extension, Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Disaster and United Methodist Committee on Relief.

In addition, teams of local volunteers continue to step up to the plate and help. The McFlood 2018 Fundraising Committee is currently planning a Community Benefit on Saturday May 19th at River Park Square and a Giving Day on Sunday May 20th. There will also be more fundraising efforts to follow.

To report damage or seek assistance or to volunteer to help with flood relief, call 574-316-0170 or email . A Flood Relief Fund has been established at the United Way of

Marshall County; to donate go to