Charlotte County opens Volunteer Reception Center

The Charlotte County Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) is now open for individuals who would like to offer their skills to help with the disaster response. The VRC is supported by the Charlotte County Community Organizations Active in a Disaster (COAD) and is for volunteers who are not affiliated with any organizations.

To register and receive an assignment with an agency that needs assistance, individuals should go to the VRC, which is located at 227 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950. It will be open from 7 – 11 a.m. daily.

Donations of food and goods are being accepted at St. Vincent de Paul, 25200 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. 

Donations of cash can be made online at 

For more information about volunteers or donations, call the Charlotte County Volunteers/Donations Hotline at 910-973-3916