Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. September 6, 2011. In response to yesterday’s tornado the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management wants to advise affected victims of a program called Cherokee CARES. Cherokee Cares is a volunteer network of local organizations and individuals who assist with long term recovery for those with unmet needs. The program will make referrals to agencies that can best handle the needs of specific victims.
Victims of yesterday’s tornado who need assistance are asked to call 678-493-4059. This number will be manned today, Wednesday and Thursday from 8am-5pm. Messages can be left after hours until midnight on Thursday.