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American Red Cross Aids Manchester Families


The Red Cross Disaster Action team has responded to a fire at 366 Pearl Street in Manchester where two families have been displaced this morning as a result of a fire. Financial assistance has been provided for lodging, food, clothing, and seasonal garments. In addition, comfort kits and referrals to community partners for long term recovery support were also provided.

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. As Americans look for more meaningful ways to give this holiday season, the Red Cross is offering its 2012 Holiday Giving Catalog, which includes a variety of symbolic gifts, donations that support Red Cross programs. Please visit to view the catalog. The Red Cross is a Not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American People to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or call us at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.