On August 8, a stalled rainstorm caused up to several feet of flood water to invade many downtown Staunton businesses and homes. Two weeks later a second devastating storm caused additional damage throughout the City. To assist Staunton residents during this challenging time, the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge accepted donations for a Flood Relief Fund. The CSPDC partnered with the Community Foundation to contact residents and record their damages and assess what resources, including the Flood Relief Fund were available. The CSPDC is proud to provide disaster relief assistance such as this to the region’s residents and communities.