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April 29, 2010

Special hotline numbers for Gulf Oil Spill

IBRRC has been receiving an outpouring of support and phone calls from people wishing to volunteer to help at the Gulf Oil Spill. Although our team has been activated, anyone wishing to learn how they help must contact the BP Community Support Team Hotline at 1-866-448-5816. Note this is voice mail system, so be ready to leave a message with your contact information.

To report oiled wildlife affected by the Gulf oil spill please call the Wildlife reporting hotline at 1-866-557-1401.

Note: Please understand that while IBRRC knows you may want to help, we’re not the lead organization in this spill and will not coordinate volunteer resources at this time.

Thanks for your support and understanding,

The IBRRC Team

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5 Responses to “Special hotline numbers for Gulf Oil Spill”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Okay, so who IS in charge of organizing volunteers?

  2. Webcoot Says:

    IBRRC has been receiving an outpouring of support and phone calls from people wishing to volunteer to help at the Gulf Oil Spill. To learn how to help, you must contact the BP Community Support Team Hotline at 1-866-448-5816.

    Please note: This is voice mail system, so be ready to leave a message with your contact information.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    I just spoke to volunteer at the 866-448-5816 number and offered my help. She took my contact info and will email a confirmation within 48 hours. Ron S in Larkspur CO

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Great information here, thank you. You can also text "oilspill" to Go800 (46800) for this hotline. This is easier to remember.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    is there a hotline number for bird that are injured? i found one im in louisiana but it has nothing to do with the spill. ive been searchig all day and night for rescue centers near me for wild birds. it has a broken wing.

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