“Getting help into the hands of people as quickly as possible is the priority of the Red Cross in times of disaster,” said Betsy Pratt, Regional Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross.
The Red Cross is providing relief and support across the Midwest. Hundreds of Red Cross workers are providing food, supplies, emotional support and health services. The Red Cross has shelters open across six Midwest states and has served thousands of meals and snacks and handed out hundreds of relief items for people who cannot return home because of flooding.
The American Red Cross will be distributing clean up supplies to residents that have been impacted by flooding in the Quad Cities area.
What: Distribution of clean up supplies
Who: Individuals impacted by local flooding
When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 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
Floods can happen anywhere and at any time with just an inch of flood water causing extensive damage to a home. A gift to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief helps us be there within a moment’s notice to help these communities and to prepare for the next disaster by training volunteers, staging supplies and maintaining our warehouses.