CONCORD, NH, March 17, 2013—The American Red Cross Disaster Action Team has assisted a resident at 29 Elwood Road in Londonderry, NH, who was displaced after a fire last night. The resident has been offered financial assistance for food, seasonal garments, shoes, clothing, bedding and referrals to additional organizations for help with long term recovery. The American Red Cross Disaster Action Teams are groups of volunteers located throughout the state that are specially trained to provide disaster relief and emotional comfort. They are available to respond at any time of day or night to disasters in their communities or surrounding towns. Red Cross Volunteers on scene last night were Linda Lambert, John Moore, Florence Kornexl and Phylis Bartlett.
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. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/nh 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.