Thank You

July 9, 2008

This is the final post for the Central US Floods and Tornadoes Online Newsroom. While this is the last post, the recovery and relief efforts will continue. We would like to thank the hard working Red Crossers in the field who made this disaster operation, as well as this website, successful. To all those in the affected areas, we wish you a swift and complete recovery.

National media contacts: Please contact (202) 303-5551 for additional public affairs information.

Local media contacts: Please contact your local chapter for additional public affairs information.

For Red Cross assistance or for any other inquiries, please contact 1-800-RED-CROSS.


Fast Facts: Wisconsin 7.7.08

July 7, 2008

(Effective July 7, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Wisconsin:

  • 34 Shelters opened*
  • 1,450 Shelter overnight stays
  • 24,511 Meals served
  • 47,001 Snacks served
  • 23 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 15,571 Clean up kits distributed
  • 2,859 Comfort kits distributed
  • 3,031 Mental health contacts involved
  • 2,085 Health services contacts involved
  • 973 Red Cross workers involved

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


Fast Facts: The American Red Cross Response

July 7, 2008

(Effective July 7, 2008; 8:00 am EST)

Consolidated relief information for Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Illinois/Missouri, Nebraska, and West Virginia:

  • 113 Shelters opened*
  • 12,738 Shelter overnight stays
  • 382,826 Meals served
  • 630,726 Snacks served
  • 125 Emergency Response Vehicles deployed
  • 52,474 Clean up kits distributed
  • 17,705 Comfort kits distributed
  • 17,718 Mental health contacts involved
  • 14,842 Health services contacts involved
  • 4,689 Red Cross Workers involved

Term Definitions

* indicates a correction to yesterday’s numbers


Service Delivery Sites: Wisconsin 7.7.08

July 7, 2008

(Updated July 7, 2008; 3:37 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

LA CROSSE COUNTY

  • Scenic Bluffs Chapter of the American Red Cross (La Crosse Chapter Office), 2927 Losey Blvd., La Crosse, WI

MILWAUKEE COUNTY

  • Southeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross (Milwaukee Chapter Office), 2600 W., Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI (Days and Hours of Operations: 9a to 6p; Note: food service is not available at this location.)

Service Delivery Sites: Wisconsin 7.03.08

July 3, 2008

(Updated July 3, 2008; 1:04 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

LA CROSSE COUNTY

Scenic Bluffs Chapter of the American Red Cross
(La Crosse Chapter Office)
2927 Losey Blvd.
La Crosse, WI

MILWAUKEE COUNTY

Southeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross
(Milwaukee Chapter Office)
2600 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
Days and Hours of Operations: 9a to 6p
Note: food service is not available at this location.


Service Delivery Sites: Wisconsin 7.1.08

July 1, 2008

(Updated July 1, 2008; 12:45 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

LA CROSSE COUNTY

  • Scenic Bluffs Chapter of the American Red Cross (La Crosse Chapter Office), 2927 Losey Blvd., La Crosse, WI

MILWAUKEE COUNTY

  • Southeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross (Milwaukee Chapter Office), 2600 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI (Days and Hours of Operations: 9a to 6p; Note: food service is not available at this location.)

Photos: The Morgans Volunteer in Wisconsin

July 1, 2008

Photos available for download by the media. Courtesy American Red Cross.

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