Help arrives for flood victims from Gulf Shores

Help for flood victims arrives from Alabama

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern hospitality continues to roll in from friends all over the Gulf Coast.

Early Friday morning, members of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church loaded up trailers of supplies and headed towards Baton Rouge with things like cleaning supplies, toiletries, and more.

Two hundred and fifty miles later, the group arrived at First United Methodist in downtown Baton Rouge.

"We're thankful many of us weren't affected in the downtown Baton Rouge area, so the people receiving this help and these donations, these supplies, they are blown away by the support," said Alex Byo, director of missions for First United Methodist Church.

"We're praying for you and hope you have a better recovery than some of us in the past, because I know how long this takes to get over this," said Jim Barnell of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church.

People in Gulf Shores are no stranger to weather disasters. If you want to volunteer or would like to make donations to help flood victims, click here for more information.

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