Local Disaster Relief Program Prepares to Cover Hurricane Florence’s Tracks

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As Hurricane Florence barrels towards the East Coast, volunteers in Arkansas are ready to offer any help they can to victims hit by the storm. 

Sheep Dog Assistance in Rogers is loading up and leaving for Hurricane Florence in two waves. One wave leaving Friday.. the other on Monday. 

As the east coast braces for mother nature, a crew will soon travel from northwest arkansas to the carolinas. 

Michael Nimmo – an ambassador for Sheep Dog Impact Assistance – is leading his team to help restore the path Hurricane Florence leaves behind. 

He says their mission lies in their name.

“As a sheep dog we stand in-between the wolf and the flock,” Nimmo said. 

Sheep Dog has seen its share of natural disasters.

“Last year we had over 4,000 members deployed to Houston for Harvey,” Nimmo said. “This year we are expecting to have the same amount of participation.” 

From generators, to shovels, to pre-packaged meals. 

“All you need is two hands just two hands to help a community,” Nimmo said.  

Nimmo and his team are proud to represent Arkansas with a little man power and a lot of helping hands.  

“These people are devastated,” Nimmo said. “It’s uplifting to them for people to come in with no strings attached and just serve them.” 

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