Red Cross Continues Serving Meals in Communities Without Power

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Red Cross will continue providing meals to those without power after last week’s winter storm in the town of Cross and Georgetown County today

The American Red Cross will continue providing meals to those without power after last week’s winter storm in the town of Cross and Georgetown County today. With power restored in many areas, the last meal provided by Red Cross today in Cross will be at 5 p.m. and scheduled to end in Georgetown County after 5 p.m. Friday.

Red Cross and partners will provide meals today at noon and 5 p.m.:

• Cross High School, 1293 Old Hwy 6, Cross, SC

Red Cross and partners will provide meals at noon and again at 5 p.m. in Georgetown at the following locations:

• Northwest Regional Recreation Center, 8189 Choppee Road, Georgetown

• Sampit Park, 495 Powell Road, Georgetown

The Red Cross has provided more than 18,400 meals and snacks since Thursday to those affected by the winter storm in the Palmetto SC Region, including 2,700 meals provided Wednesday. In addition, the Red Cross opened up to 26 shelters, with more than 800 overnight stays, all shelters have been closed.

HOW YOU CAN HELP You can help people affected by disasters like winter storms or countless other crises by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Donate by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly 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 visit Redcross.org.