PHOENIX - While Arizona gears up to stay comfortable for the upcoming months of relentless heat, it’s hard to forget about those in the Valley who have no escape from the sun and the rising temperatures.
The Maricopa Association of Governments has created a special community organization, Heat Relief Network.
The Heat Relief Network does a lot of work in the Valley through offering water donations, setting up donation sites and creating scattered refuge locations.
“The ultimate goal of the network is to help prevent heat-related deaths,” said Goodyear Vice Mayor Joanne Osborne in a press release.
The Relief Network is asking for the community’s help in providing donations and helping those in need.
Osborne also said that checking on elderly people or others at risk is an important factor in preventing heat-related deaths.
To find locations who are accepting donations of water or for more information on the program, visit their website.
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