Red Cross Opens Evacuation Center in Response to Mission Fire

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need.
Red Cross volunteers are on hand to receive evacuees and provide a safe place of gathering and comfort.

Riverside, Calif. Tuesday January 14, 2014– The American Red Cross is opening an evacuation center following evacuation orders for Jurupa Valley residents affected by the Mission Fire. The evacuation center is located at:

Patriot High School

4355 Camino Real

Glen Avon, CA 92509

Red Cross volunteers are on hand to receive evacuees and provide a safe place of gathering and comfort.

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.