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FLOOD VICTIM ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

FLOOD VICTIM ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

For many, the recent Gota Fria floods are becoming a distant memory as life returns to normal. For others, the devastation that they experienced will continue for many months to come. HELP Vega Baja (registered charity) have been working with various businesses to raise funds for those people affected and to date, 26,541 euros has been raised. The Elective Committee of the charity have today (Monday) agreed to increase this by a further 30,000 euros.

President, Michele Masson, stated “the support from people in the community, both individuals and businesses, has been phenomenal. Our volunteers are now in the process of working with local people in the affected areas and town halls to identify where the greatest needs are. We have started visiting homes ourselves to see where our support is most needed. Many homes need a great deal of repair and we therefore envisage that this work will be ongoing for several months. It is important to us that we do what we can to ensure that people are safe and living in homes that are habitable, but we can of course only do this if we are aware where these homes and families are”. We would like to issue an appeal to anyone who is struggling as a result of the floods to please contact us on 966 723 733 or alternatively, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will continue to provide updates on progress via the local press and social media. Please remember to check our website at www.helpvegabaja.com and the HELP Vega Baja Facebook page.

  • Membership

    For over 35 years HELP Vega Baja has worked hard to support those people who have chosen to live or visit Spain.

    In recognition of those who continue to support the association in this work, the committee has developed a number of benefits specifically for its members and becoming a member or renewing an existing membership could not be simpler! The cost of an annual membership is just €10.

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  • Donating to Help Vega Baja

    HELP Vega Baja continues to support those in need through donations received, charity sales and holding events and activities. If you wish to hold an event in support of HELP, please contact the San Miguel Centre.

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  • Why not become a Volunteer

    The main areas where Volunteers are used are as follows;

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  • Connections Team

    The Connections Team replaced the Emergency line from August 2018

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