Savannah, GA Friday, February 05, 2016- With response efforts well underway , volunteers of the American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia have assisted over 80 individuals with direct client assistant and tools for recovery as a result of the significant damage from the tornado in Ft. Stewart, GA. Red Cross will continue to work alongside Ft. Stewart command as recovery efforts continue.
Affected families can receive assistance from the Red Cross at the Army Community Service Emergency Family Assistance Center located on Lindquist Road, Building #87.
In-kind donations are being handled by United Military Care at 912-877-1340. In-kind donations can be dropped off on post at the Army Hotel in the Main Lodge at 304 Coe Ave., until till 1600 on Friday and Saturday from 0800 to 1600. After Saturday, the temporary facility will be moved the United Military Care office at 400 North Main Street (located outside of gate #2), Hinesville, 31313. Please contact United Military Care for services and volunteer requests.
HOW TO HELP All Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. Help people affected by disasters like tornadoes and countless other crises by making a gift to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Donate by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word 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 nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.