Local activists able to help nearly 1100 people after South Carolina flooding

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SOUTH CAROLINA – Following the devastating flooding in South Carolina last week, several Northeast Ohio natives who now live in South Carolina said the damage was shocking.

In the video below, a bishop from a South Carolina church thanks the people in Cleveland for their donations.

Local activists banded together to get whatever they could to help those in need.

“We’re collecting cases of water, non-perishable food, diapers, cleaning supplies. What also we’re gonna need is monetary donations because we have to rent the truck; we have to pay for the gas, and we’re gonna have to pay for tolls,” community activist, Angel Arroyo, told Fox 8 earlier this week.

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Arroyo is now in South Carolina and has shared about how many people have been helped.

Arroyo has done these types of collection drives before.  He made trips to help victims of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes and Hurricane Katrina.

**More on flooding here**