Press Release: Indiana

AMERICAN RED CROSS DISASTER RESPONSE UPDATE – June 15, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Ann Gregson at Office: (317) 684-4364; Cell: (317) 538- 2269

INDIANAPOLIS, June 15, 2008 – Red Cross is on the job today, Sunday, June 15, providing emergency assistance to meet the disaster-caused needs of hundreds of Hoosiers across central and southern Indiana.

People needing Red Cross disaster assistance should call 1-866-GET-INFO to receive Red Cross shelter and service center locations, and other vital information.

AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE DELIVERY SITES:

All locations will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2008.

  • Morgan County: Poston Road Elementary, 139 E. Poston Rd., Martinsville, IN
  • Bartholomew County: Northside Middle School, 1400 27th St., Columbus, IN
  • Owen County: Spencer Elementary, 151 E Hillside Ave, Spencer, IN
  • Vigo County: Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., Terre Haute, IN
  • Vigo County: West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson St., West Terre Haute, IN

Affected residents need to bring a valid photo ID and proof of residence with them.
Clean up supplies – gloves, tarps and trash bags are also available at these locations.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of thousands of disasters across the country each year, disasters like the Indiana Tornadoes and Floods, by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of disaster. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to designate your donation to a specific disaster, please do so at the time of your donation. Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis at 441 E. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-3388 or to your local Red Cross chapter. Contributions can also be made by calling (317) 684-1441 or by visiting www.redcross-indy.org/donate

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