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Here’s how to help victims of Wednesday’s flooding

Officials said 150 residents were displaced due to remnants of Hurricane Ida

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Flooding at Rock Creek Woods Apartments (pictured) and at Congressional Towers Apartments, both in Rockville, displaced more than 100 residents Wednesday.

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Heavy rains across Rockville on Wednesday led to flooding at two apartment complexes, displacing roughly 150 residents.

About 50 residents spent Wednesday night at the Mid-County Regional Services Center, County Executive Marc Elrich wrote in a tweet Wednesday.

Here’s how to help them and other residents impacted by flooding.

Red Cross

The American Red Cross is accepting donations to help those who were displaced. Residents can call 1-800-733-2767 or find out how to help here

Interfaith Works 

The nonprofit is collecting donations and other items for those who have been displaced. Residents can donate money here or clothes at their clothing center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville, call 301-762-8682 or find out how to help here

GoFundMe for Melkin Daniel Cedillo

Cedillo is the 19-year-old man who died Wednesday in the flooding at Rock Creek Woods Apartments. Here is a GoFundMe to help pay for funeral expenses and other needs for the family. As of Thursday afternoon, the total was just shy of $30,000.