How to help search for Hannah Graham

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WWBT) - Authorities are lining up a mass search starting Saturday for missing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham. It's the first time authorities have officially invited the public to help find her.

As the search for Hannah Graham expands, people here are hopeful for a miraculous outcome. More people means more eyes and ears on the ground-- and hopefully a clue that will help find Hannah.

To sign up to help, You have to be at John Paul Jones Arena on Massie Road in Charlottesville between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday. You can also register here.

A briefing begins at 7 p.m. You have to attend this and be registered to help in the search.

You'll also have to fill out the volunteer registration form- one that asks several questions, like whether you can walk for four or five miles in a wooded area and who your cell phone provider is.
The questions indicate volunteers may find themselves in rural areas. Volunteers also need to provide their own water, snacks and flashlights. Volunteers also are encouraged to wear long pants, backpacks, and closed-toe shoes. Volunteers will be given instructions, and divided into search teams.

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