Overnight from Sunday and into Monday, more than 200,000 sought refuge from Irma in 680 government and Red Cross evacuation centers across six states, including Florida, White said.
She said she can't predict the exact number of people seeking shelter locally but knows there is a growing number of Floridians coming to the area.
According to the Red Cross, the training will give volunteers a disaster services overview and teach them what to expect as a volunteer in a shelter.
The foundation, a philanthropic organization started by Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank, which has offices in Columbus, said it will donate $250,000 right away to the American Red Cross to assist first responders who are now helping storm victims. Houston City Councilman Dave Martin recently urged residents not to donate their money to the "inept" and "unorganized" Red Cross, reports the Houston Press.
Meanwhile Red Cross volunteers are still helping those hammered by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, she said.
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Tauscheck says a lot is asked of volunteers.
At present, the mission is simply to provide emergency shelter and food.
The Red Cros says that, while the volunteers are working hard to make a difference, there's a dire need for more people to help out. "We couldn't do that if we were top-heavy".
Target is also said it is committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to support those communities impacted by Hurricane Irma. In 2010, the organization was exposed for building only a handful of homes in Haiti following a catastrophic 7.0 magnitude natural disaster, despite receiving $500 million in donations.
Whether it's Georgia, Florida, or Texas-they're ready to help in any way they can.