As you are probably aware, Haywood County has been hit with a major flood due to tropical storm Fred. Many residents in our country have lost homes and businesses or are facing damage to their homes and businesses. In addition, we have many who are injured or missing. If you would like to volunteer or donate to help, check out one of the groups listed below. As always, keep our county and its residents in your prayers.

The Buttered Biscuit.

Drop off any clothes or hygiene products, and the folks at The Butter Biscuit will help distribute to those affected by the floods.

Praying for all those struggling right now. #haywoodstrong

First United Methodist Church.

Volunteers needed to help organize clothes into bins by sizes to be distributed to flood victims.

Contact Nicole Kott at 828-508-3420.

Robin Blu.

Accepting donations at the Hazelwood shop during regular business hours with a designated donation box.

Items included, but not limited to clothing, shoes, new socks, and undergarments, linens, cleaning supplies, non-perishable items, bottled water, diapers and wipes, baby food, paper towels, paper plates and cups, toilet paper, toiletries, dehumidifiers.

Toby’s Moving Haul. 

Help provide meals, transportation to medical appointments, and other needs.

Crestview Baptist Church.

Accepting donations of cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, and grocery gift cards to be dispersed to those in need.

First Baptist Church in Canton.

Church has opened its doors as a shelter for anyone in need. 

74 Academy St., Canton.

New Covenant Church.

Looking for volunteers who want to help with flood clean-up or distributing supplies to flood victims.

A community sign-up sheet has been created to help organize workgroups.

Pick the area you want to help with and join a workgroup by signing up on the list here.

Haywood County Health and Human Services. 

Donations accepted, including store-bought water, paper products (plates, utensils, napkins, etc.), cleaning supplies, toilet paper, gift cards to grocery stores and Walmart, tote bags, luggage, bags.

Located beside Tractor Supply.

Pisgah High School student council.

Collecting food and clothing at Pisgah High, located on Black Bear Drive, Canton.


360 Cellphone Repair and 360 Nutrition.

Accepting donations at the Canton store, including bottled water, individually packaged snacks, food products, cleaning supplies, clothes, hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, body wash, shampoo, etc.), school supplies, new pillows.

Basically, whatever you can think of that our neighbors can use as we help each other recover.

153 Main Street, Canton or 828-246-5250.

Foggy Mountain Mobile Vet Services.

Holly Parkins DVM.

Offering animal rescues and animal assessments on a volunteer basis to get animals stabilized.


Faith Community Church.

Collecting donations of clothing, non-perishable food, water, and other items focused on aiding those severely impacted or displaced by the floods.

The church is also recruiting volunteers and care team members to aid in distributing items and conducting small recovery construction projects. 


Helping Haywood.

Organizing volunteer workgroups to help with clean-up, repairs, and donation distribution.

Go to to sign up to help. 

Or contact or call 828-734-4145 to donate and get involved. 

Soul Sisters Depot.

Clyde shop is serving as a drop-off location for clothing items.

The business asks everyone to go through their closets and kid’s closets to help those in need.

Located at 88 Main St, Clyde.

Pinnacle Church.

Collecting donations of water, non-perishable food, and cleaning supplies.

Also organizing volunteer groups to help with clean up, providing meals, and donations.

Click here to sign up and learn more.

Located at 101 Fiberville St, Canton 28716.

The Modern Deer.

Collecting donations of clothes and toiletries in store.

Two containers are set up by the front door where donations are accepted of any needed items.

The owner will drop the items off nightly where coordinated by Haywood Emergency Services.

If anyone needs help, drive up, and they can unload the donations.

Just be sure to call The Modern Deer once you arrive.

Located 225 Wall St, Waynesville 28786. 828-246-0336 Anytime during business hours, 10:30a-5:30p on Thursday, 10a-6p on Friday.

Haywood county chamber of commerce.

Taking donations

If you need help, contact the chamber of commerce.

Feeding the Multitudes.

Taking donations of items for the community

Clothes, new socks, undergarments, linens, cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, bottled water, diapers and wipes, baby food, paper towels, paper plates and cups, toilet paper, dishes, small furniture, etc.

50 Azalea Drive, Canton

9-3 Monday through Thursday.

Other hours.

37 sunshine lane, Clyde.

Haywood county helpline.

For anyone seeking assistance – 828-356-2022.


Types of assistance:

Missing persons information, food/housing assistance, special needs assistance, volunteer or donation opportunity, and other storm-related needs.

Missing persons information, food/housing assistance, special needs assistance, volunteer or donation opportunity, and other storm-related needs.