Ellicott City flood: How to help give and receive help
•The United Way of Central Maryland fund called "ECStrong" will support humanitarian relief for the victims. Text ECStrong to 51555 or visit www.uwcm.org/ecstrong
•Donations accepted for a food bank at the Community Action Council of Howard County.
•Donations for merchants and residents: www.HelpEllicottCity.com
•Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman urged a delay in donations of construction supplies because officials do not know yet what will be needed.
• Those who need aid can call 410-313-2900.
•More information can be found at https://www.howardcountymd.gov/