The American Red Cross is providing food, supplies, emotional support and health services in flooded communities in the Midwest and supporting sandbagging operations in nearby states that are preparing for flooding.
The Red Cross is providing relief and support across the Midwest. More than 400 Red Cross staff and volunteers across the Midwest have served more than 48,000 meals and snacks and handed out more than 11,000 relief items to date. In the Quad Cities area, the Red Cross has opened two shelters, with one in Davenport remaining open. Volunteers have been conducting damage assessment and meeting with individuals who have been impacted by flooding. 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 that have been impacted by flooding in the Quad Cities area.
Distribution of clean up supplies
Individuals impacted by local flooding
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Davenport Fire Station #3
3506 North Harrison Street
American Red Cross of the Quad Cities Area
1100 River Drive
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.
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 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 or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.