Tweed Flood Community Drive to help families in need

A photo of a house in Murwillumbah taken during the floods on Friday, March 31.

SEVERAL TWEED Coast volunteers are setting up a Tweed Floods Community Drive from Pottsville to Kingscliff to offer free washing services available to those who need a helping hand following the Tweed Floods.

Kingscliff identity Dot Holdem spoke to The Weekly this morning and said the drive was already off to a great start recruiting residents to assist.

“We’re excited to announce that we have formed a partnership with a wonderful community organisation we all know well (to be announced soon) to form a washing brigade,” Dot said.

“We need 100 volunteers willing to receive a bag of washing from flood survivors.

“Our partners will be collecting, green bagging and registering the washing, then it will be washed by our volunteers and returned in a white bag to its owners.

“It is hoped this will start Saturday, April 8.

“If you are interested in joining our washing brigade, to collect, wash or both, please register your interest in the comments below on this post:(

“Please specify wash, collect or both so we can create a register.”