Hurricane Florence hit land in North Carolina on September 14, 2018. The rain from the storm at some places was over 30”. All of that rain water went into the rivers which flow through South Carolina to get to the Atlantic Ocean. Conway, SC experienced their flooding event about 10 days after the storm passed. Many homes were flooded with several inches to several feet of water in the living space of their homes.
MDS volunteers will be staying at Joseph B. Bethea United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach, SC. The church’s Fellowship Hall has a large dining room, kitchen and bathrooms. All sleeping quarters will be in RV’s or bunk trailers. Volunteers will be repairing homes that were damaged from the hurricane.
Conway, SC is one of the Summer Youth Program project locations for Summer 2019 where youth groups will come together to serve on a project.
Read recent weekly reports here and scroll down to view photos from the project.