EKCEP announces a new initiative branded as EKY FLOOD — Finding Local Opportunities for Overcoming Disaster.
This project benefits both new employees and new and existing volunteers, as well as employers, business owners, nonprofits & municipalities throughout EKCEP’s impacted areas where recovery work is and will continue to occur.
Laid off Workers & Volunteers
If you are laid off or already volunteering and would like to help your community, while getting paid to assist with flood debris removal, cleaning & sanitizing, reconstruction, food & supply distribution or identifying assistance needs and/or providing outreach, please attend one of the open events listed below, or apply at this link: ekcep.us/ekyflood
- Monday, August 22 at the Letcher Co. Recreational Center, on Jenkins Road in Whitesburg
- Friday, August 26 at the old JC Penney store in the Black Gold Plaza, Hazard
- Tuesday, August 30 at the Breathitt Co. Public Library 1024 College Ave., Jackson
- Friday, Sept. 1 at the Knott Co. Sportsplex, on Hwy. 80 near the Knott/Floyd Co. line
- Employers, Business Owners, Non-Profits & Municipalities
If you are an EKY FLOOD Disaster Relief Employer who is hiring or overseeing volunteers with duties such as flood debris removal, cleaning & sanitizing, reconstruction, food & supply distribution or identifying assistance needs and/or providing outreach, There could be a means of partnering with Eastern KY CEP on wage reimbursements, if applicable. In order to get the process started, please visit this link to register. ekcep.us/survey (See the attached flyer for more details)
If anyone wishes to find out more about EKY FLOOD (Finding Local Opportunities for Overcoming Disaster), please visit www.ekcep.org. All of the information is on their home page as well as Eastern KY CEP’s social media platforms. Any assistance you can provide in helping spread the word will be greatly appreciated.