CONCORD, NH, March 24, 2013— American Red Cross New Hampshire’s Disaster Action Team members, Kay Mahoney and Traci Mahoney-Barker, helped three families at 92 Gilford Avenue in Laconia tonight. The families, which included six adults and four children ages 17 years, 14 years,8 years and 19 months were all safe along with four dogs but sadly two cats perished.
The American Red Cross of New Hampshire provided immediate financial assistance for food, lodging, clothing, baby formula and supplies, baby crib and linens, bedding and medication replacement.
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.