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Red Cross Opens Client Assistance Centers

Posted On March 07, 2012

Press release from the American Red Cross

 

Red Cross
(Cincinnati, Oh.) – Red Cross assistance continues in the Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region as tornado clean-up efforts progress.

 

Eight Red Cross emergency relief vehicles are circulating in affected areas serving hot meals and snacks. Red Cross workers are also handing out relief supplies like clean up kits, rakes, shovels and work gloves.

 

Beginning 10:00 am tomorrow, Red Cross caseworkers will be meeting one-one-one with disaster victims to provide access to resources and tools to support the recovery process, and in some cases, the means to help replace essential items like clothing and household goods. Additionally, Red Cross has several distribution centers, in place of shelters, to assist affected residents with clean up efforts.

 

Client Assistance Centers: People affected by the tornadoes can meet with a Red Cross caseworker and pick up relief supplies at the following locations:

 

Crittenden Baptist Church

215 Russell Street

Crittenden, KY 41030

 

Washington Township Hall

2238 SR 756

Moscow, OH 45153

 

Holton Fire Department

40 S. Marion Street

Holton, IN 47023

 

 

 

Distribution Centers: People looking for clean up items can pick up relief supplies at the following locations:

 

River of Life Church

1793 US Highway 52

Moscow, Ohio 45153

 

River of Life Assembly

1793 US – 52

Moscow, OH

 

Crittenden Baptist Church Russell St.

215 Russell Street

Crittenden, KY

 

Northern Pendleton Fire Department

Junction of KY – I54 & K9-10

Peach Grove, KY

 

Holton Community Center

7056 Versailles Street

Holton, IN

 

 

In just the past week, more than 100 Red Cross volunteers including individuals from Dayton, Columbus, and Troy, Ohio, have provided help to disaster victims. To date, the Red Cross has provided approximately 6,000 meals/snacks and over 215 comfort kits.

 

The Red Cross has received generous in-kind support from partners including Cincinnati Hilton Hotel, Center Bank, Coca Cola, Convergys, Duke Energy, Fifth Third Bank, George Fern Company, Hil-Rom, Home Depot, Ikea, Kroger, LaRosa’s Pizza, and Walmart.

 

The Red Cross depends on the generosity of the American people to fulfill its mission. You can help people affected by disasters like tornadoes and storms, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters.  Call (513) 579-3024, visit www.redcross.org 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 nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region serves a 36-county area in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana.  American Red Cross and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati-partners in fundraising. For more information, please visit www.cincinnatiredcross.org.

 

You can help people affected by disasters like the Midwest tornadoes and storms, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.  Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters.