The Red Cross is providing relief and support across the Midwest. More than 500 Red Cross staff and volunteers across the Midwest have served more than 50,000 meals and snacks and handed out nearly 13,000 relief items to date. In the Midwest River Region, the Red Cross has opened three shelters, with one in Davenport, Iowa remaining open. Volunteers have been conducting damage assessment and meeting with individuals who have been impacted by flooding. The Red Cross has also distributed over 650 relief supplies The Red Cross will be providing help for weeks to come as flood waters recede and families begin to return to their homes.
The American Red Cross will be distributing clean up supplies to residents of Henry, Knox, Ogle, Rock Island, Scott, and Winnebago Counties. Please see the locations listed below:
What: Distribution of clean up supplies
Who: Individuals impacted by local flooding
When: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rock Island County
The Red Cross will also be providing meals and clean up supplies from the Emergency Response Vehicle on Sunday in Winnebago and Ogle Counties.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
To support our disaster efforts, please make a donation to Red Cross Disaster Relief at redcross.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS. People can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.