Lincoln & Union County Residents Asked to Report Flood Damage by Phone

July 3, 2014

Residents of Lincoln County who have suffered flood damage during recent heavy rains are asked to report that damage by calling 211 or 1-877-708-4357.

Residents of Union County who have suffered flood damage during recent heavy rains are asked to report that damage by dialing 1-877-377-0941.

South Dakota Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (SDVOAD), Lincoln County, Union County and city officials within the counties are attempting to gather information on the extent of damage, location of damage and any unmet needs related to the disaster.

Residents are asked to make the reports to help identify resources needed and to assist SDVOAD and local officials in responding to needs.

Lincoln County Specific Information
Cash donations are being accepted by the Dienema Community Foundation, 210 N. Dakota, Canton, S.D., 57013.

Those interested in volunteering to help with clean-up or in donating to the recovery effort are asked to dial 211 or 1-877-708-4357.

Union County Specific Information
Those interested in volunteering to help with clean-up for the recovery effort are asked to dial 1-877-377-0941.

Cash donations also are being accepted by LSS Disaster Response, 705 East 41st Street, Suite 200, Sioux Falls, SD 57105. You also can donate by calling 605-444-7502, 1-800-568-2401.

Click here to make a financial donation online today.


LSS Disaster Response Activates in Response to Tornado Damage in Wessington Springs

June 19, 2014

LSS is onsite in Wessington Springs early this morning to provide support and leadership in immediate response to the recent tornado. LSS will be establishing a Volunteer Service Center to respond to immediate needs of those affected by the tornado and coordinate volunteer help. More information will be posted as efforts are organized.

LSS Disaster Response will coordinate volunteers, case management, and spiritual and emotional care. LSS anticipates there will be a need to assist homeowners in their efforts to rebuild. More information will be posted as efforts are organized.

Although LSS Disaster Response is on-site in Wessington Springs, efforts continue in response to flooding in many Southeastern South Dakota communities.

The LSS Affordable Housing properties in North Sioux City are within the potential flood zone. LSS is taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our residents. More information will be posted as available.

You can help by making a financial donation online today.

Or you can send a gift to:
Development & Foundation
LSS Disaster Response
705 East 41st Street, Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

LSS will be coordinating efforts with the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 211 HelpLine, SD Synod/ELCA, Lutheran Disaster Response and the South Dakota VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster).


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