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Family of Five Gets Help After Providence Fire

The Red Cross is providing help with emergency food and clothing needs.

PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 14, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of two adults and three children with emergency food and clothing needs after a fire early this morning on Aurora Street in Providence. The displaced children were provided stuffed animal toys. Red Cross volunteers Freddy Silva and John Mongelli responded to assist 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.