Press Release: Iowa 6.17.08


Contact: Emily Szeszycki at Office: (563) 583-6451; Cell (563) 599-5656

Dubuque, IA, June 17, 2008 – The American Red Cross is responding to the ongoing needs of those impacted by severe flooding in Clayton County.


  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at Elkader Central Community School, 400 1st St NW Tuesday.

Some Red Cross services, such as canteening and client casework, continue in Dubuque and Winneshiek counties. Please call the chapter at 563/583-6451 for more information.

If you have been affected by flooding and need assistance, please call 1-866-GET-INFO.

For more information on how the Red Cross is responding to the Central United States floods and tornadoes, visit our blog at

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 floods and tornadoes 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. Call 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting


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