If you have a strong back and the will to help, volunteers are needed to help clean up homes in West Alton, Mo.  The United Way and Americorps St. Louis are teaming up for debris removal and muckout duties.  Muckout is the removal of mud, muck, silt, and other typically semi-solid material from a home as a result of water inundation. 

The United Way's Natasha Sakovich tells The Big Z this work will be labor-intensive.

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If you would like to volunteer, she asks you to sign up early so organizers can best utilize their resources.  Call 314-539-4266 or follow the link below to do so.  The clean-up is planned to run at least through the weekend, according to Sakovich. 




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