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Red Cross Outreach Continues for Coastal Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma

Clean-up Kit Distribution Continues Throughout Minn-Kota Region
Two Service Centers are open to residents whose homes suffered major damage because of the hurricane.

(SAVANNAH, GA) September 19, 2017 -- As thousands begin their second week of recovery following Hurricane Irma, the American Red Cross will provide one-on-one casework and support at Service Centers in Savannah and Brunswick to further assist those with emergency needs.

The two Service Centers are open to residents whose homes suffered major damage because of the hurricane. Services may include recovery planning and assistance, health and mental health support, clean-up supplies and more. All participants will be asked to provide proof of residence as part of the casework process.

SAVANNAH:

Red Cross Service Center

Compassion Christian Church, Adult Ministries Center

55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419

Wednesday, September 20 through Friday, September 22, 2017

Open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily

Note: The Georgia Department of Insurance will also host a Catastrophe Claims Village on Wednesday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 21 from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the parking lot of The Home Depot, 11180 Abercorn Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31419. The purpose of the event will be to assist area residents with their insurance questions and claims resulting from Hurricane Irma.

BRUNSWICK:

Red Cross Service Center

207 Rose Drive

Brunswick, Georgia 31520

Wednesday, September 20 through Friday, September 22, 2017

Open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily

Meanwhile, Red Cross volunteers will continue to be out in affected communities this week delivering supplies and working with residents to address their emergency needs for lodging, food, health and emotional support. Anyone in need of help should call the American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia at 912-651-5300.

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 cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.