Emerald Isle business spearheads donation drive to help Ida victims | News

EMERALD ISLE — TransImpact, a shipping spend-management company based in Emerald Isle, is seeking donations to help victims of catastrophic flooding and wind damage in the area of Houma, La.

Organizers, in partnership with the Swansboro Rotary Club and Saia LTL Freight, are asking for donations to help support those who are still dealing with the impacts of Ida, which made landfall with 150 mph winds and torrential rains in Louisiana Aug. 29.

Donations can be dropped off on various days and at various hours Saturday through Monday, Oct. 4 at the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center at 1104 State Road 1447 in Swansboro and at TransImpact at 8921 Crew Drive, just off Highway 58, in Emerald Isle.

The effort is part of TransImpact’s IMPACT1 program.

According to the company’s website, “It is our pledge to provide 1% of…

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