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Northeast Arkansas Chapter Opens Shelter In Caraway After Storm

baby sleeps in shelter
The Red Cross shelter provides a warm and safe place for storm victims to stay.

At the request of Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd, the American Red Cross has moved the emergency shelter for those affected by last night’s storms from the First Baptist Church in Caraway to the following location:

  • Caraway Senior Center
  • 401 North New York, Caraway, Arkansas
  • “The shelter opened last night soon after the storm passed through at the First Baptist Church to provide an accessible location for the neighborhoods around the church hit by the storm,” stated American Red Cross in Arkansas Information Officer Brigette Williams. “With daylight providing better awareness of the extensive damage around the church and concern for residents’ safety, a new shelter location has been opened.”

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    About the American Red Cross in Arkansas:

    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, or follow us on Twitter@ArkRedCross.

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