CONCORD, NH, November 20, 2012 — Throughout the past two weeks while also having 21 volunteers deployed to assist in the relief efforts following Superstorm Sandy, the American Red Cross of New Hampshire has been meeting the needs of the New Hampshire Community by responding to 7 fires in the past 6 days across the state in the towns of Peterborough, Claremont, Manchester, Nashua, Danbury, Tuftonboro and Albany. The American Red Cross is providing immediate emergency needs to those affected by providing financial assistance for lodging, food, clothing and comfort kits and referrals to community partners for long term recovery support. In all, 25 adults and 12 children ranging from ages 1 to 16 years of age have been displaced by these fires. Please consider a donation to the American Red Cross during this holiday season.
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
This year the American Red Cross of NH celebrates its 95th year of providing services to NH residents throughout our communities. For more information about the American Red Cross or the services in your community, please visit www.redcross.org/nh or call the NH office 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.