American Red Cross Shelters Open

Anyone who feels uncertain about staying in their home during the storm can come to the shelter.

In response to potential effects from Hurricane Sandy the Red Cross opened several shelters. Anyone who feels uncertain about staying in their home during the storm can come to the shelter. The following Red Cross Shelters were opened.

Madison County Volunteer Fire Department, Route 29 in Madison, VA, Opens at 3:00 p.m.

Culpeper County – Salem Volunteer Fire Department, Sperryville Pike, Opens at 3:00 p.m.

Fauquier County – Liberty High School at intersection of Rt. 28 and Rt. 17, Opens at 6:00 p.m.

All shelters are now closed

If planning to stay in a Red Cross shelter, people should bring:

  • prescription medications
  • extra clothing
  • pillows, blankets and other comfort items
  • hygiene supplies
  • important documents
  • don’t forget to bring any special items for children, such as diapers, formula and toys, or for family members who have unique needs.
  • About the American Red Cross:

    The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please click here or join our blog at blog.redcross.org.