How to help victims impacted by historic flooding in Dane County

Highway 14 between Black Earth and Mazomanie
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Published: Aug. 22, 2018 at 10:32 PM CDT
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People are beginning recovery efforts after historic flooding in Dane County from Monday night's storm.

The United Way 2-1-1 call center has seen their calls triple the past few days since the storm.

As of Friday afternoon, 2-1-1 reported receiving nearly 966 individual reports of property damage from Dane County.

Their director, Rachel Gundacker, says they hope they are helping people get their assessment process moved along faster.

"Instead of people having to call a bunch of different agencies to register their property damage, they can just call us and we can get it to the right entities," Gundacker said.

If you have damage and need assistance, you can also fill out their form online by clicking

Many have questions on how to help those affected, here are some options:

A fund has been created to help those in the Mazomanie area. Donations can be made at any bank location in Arena, Mazomanie, Barneveld, Spring Green and Richland Center.


The bank is currently working on creating a fund for those impacted by flooding in Cross Plains.

--------------------------------------------------------- ”>The Red Cross

The national non-profit is working in Dane County helping those impacted by the water. They have three shelters set up with supplies and food that have been donated. They ask that you donate to the Red Cross through their website.


They are assisting the Red Cross in efforts to help those displaced from the floods. You can donate to them online too.


Middleton Multi-Agency Resource Center

A MARC will be open on Saturday, Aug. 25 to help residents affected by the flooding. The event will be from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Blackhawk Church on 9620 Brader Way.

To get to this event, the Middleton Police Department recommends taking the Beltline to Mineral Point Road West to Bear Claw Way to Brader Way.