Red Cross to Distribute Flood Relief Supplies
Volunteers to offer supplies, recovery information and support
Volunteers from the American Red Cross will distribute free cleanup kits and other flood relief supplies at three sites on Thursday and Friday, with mobile distribution of additional supplies on Friday. The Red Cross is coordinating the activities in partnership with Schuyler and Seneca counties.
Across the area, Red Cross volunteers are working around the clock to deliver relief. They’re coordinating with community partners to distribute items such as comfort kits with personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and bottled water. Trained workers are also providing health services and emotional support for people coping with the trauma of this event.
On Thursday, Aug. 23 and Friday, Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Relief Supplies, Health Services, Mental Health Services, Spiritual Care and Client Casework will be provided at the following locations:
Schuyler County: Health and Human Services, 323 Owego St., Montour Falls; Presbyterian Church, 5511 NY-414, Hector
Seneca County: Lodi Volunteer Fire Department, 8557 S. Main St., Lodi
On Friday, Aug. 24 volunteers in Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles will distribute supplies to residents in the area of Sheldrake Point in the Seneca County community of Ovid.
You can help people affected by disasters like floods and countless other crises by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-REDCROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.