Red Cross holding training sessions for those wanting to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

American Red Cross
Posted at 5:09 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 15:23:38-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Happening tonight, the Capital Area Chapter of the Red Cross is holding training sessions for those wanting to go and volunteer to help victims of Harvey.

WTXL ABC 27's Paulo Salazar is there now to tell us what participants will be learning.

Tonight, the training classes are being held to get folks the training they need to properly help the victims of Harvey.

The class here begins at 5:30 p.m. and there is also another class being offered in Quincy at the New Direction Christian Center at 6:30 p.m.

You don't have to be a registered Red Cross volunteer to take part in the class, the Red Cross has been receiving thousands of calls of people wanting to help and they want to make sure folks are aware of what's needed and what to expect.

Right now the current needs for the Red Cross is money donations and shelter workers.