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The American Red Cross Closes Mission Fire Shelter

Mission Shelter Closes Riverside Red Cross
Volunteers provided residents a safe place to stay, food and emotional support.

Riverside, Calif. Wednesday January 15, 2014– After consulting with community partners and confirming that power was restored to the areas affected by the Mission Fire; the American Red Cross closed its shelter at Patriot High School in Jurupa Valley.

Patriot High School CLOSED

4355 Camino Real

Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

The Red Cross will continue to be in contact with those affected by the Mission fire to assist with their immediate needs and long term recovery plans. Red Cross volunteers staffed the shelter and provided displaced residents a safe place to stay, food and emotional support.

The Red Cross depends on financial donations to help in times of disaster. Those who want to help can make a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. To make a donation go to, call 1-800-RED CROSS or 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 or join our blog at