CONCORD, NH, December 19, 2012—The American Red Cross Disaster Action team has assisted two adults at 43 Hancock Street in Farmington, New Hampshire after their mobile home caught fire today. Financial assistance has been provided for food, clothing and lodging. Unfortunately, two dogs and three cats perished in the fire. 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.
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 www.redcross.org/gifts to view the catalog. 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.