The American Red Cross of West Michigan is consolidating efforts and beginning to focus more on mobile distribution.
Emergency Response Vehicles will be traveling throughout ---- counties to distribute clean-up kits to flood victims. The Red Cross will begin distribution in Ottawa County beginning on Thursday. As of 5 p.m. today, the Red Cross has distributed more than – of these clean-up kits, which include mops, scrub brushes, shovels, and cleaning chemicals.
As we ramp up mobile distribution efforts, we will be consolidating our shelters. The following locations will remain open 24/7:
Those needing assistance can also call 2-1-1.
You can help people affected by disasters like floods, fires, tornadoes, and hurricanes by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. To make a financial contribution, visit redcross.org/donate, text REDCROSS to 90999, or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
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 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 or join our blog at blog.redcross.org.