Virginia residents are helping out their neighbors in West Virginia after devastating floods swept through the state last week.

WRIC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/291keCD ) that Jessica Pittman, whose husband is a West Virginia native, is collecting money to buy baby food and other necessities for the survivors. So far, the Hanover County family has raised more than $2,000 and hopes to fill two large trailers with supplies before leaving for West Virginia on Friday.

State Trooper Angie Shaffier, who grew up in West Virginia, also is helping those in need. She's collecting blankets, bottled water, towels and other supplies to fill a large truck and take to West Virginia on Friday. She'll be in Rockville School Park in Hanover County until 9 p.m. every night collecting donations.

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Information from: WRIC-TV, http://www.wric.com/