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Red Cross Helps Family of Two After Bristol Fire

Red Cross assists Bowen Family After a Home Fire
The Red Cross is helping with emergency food and clothing needs.

BRISTOL, CONN., July 25, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of two – one adult and one child – with emergency food and clothing needs, as well as providing a stuffed animal toy for the displaced child, after a fire Thursday on Brook Street in Bristol. Red Cross team members Patricia Calcinari and Rebecca Johnson assisted the family.

The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant, shaving supplies and other items a family might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. 

American Red Cross disaster assistance is free of charge, a gift made possible by generous donations and the work of volunteers.