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“We are committed to supporting residents in affected areas”

The American Red Cross is responding to damage caused by tonight’s storms across multiple counties including; Howard, Montgomery, Allen, Wabash and Miami.

The Red Cross has shelters open in Kokomo and New Ross:

  • Kokomo Event & Conference Center (1500 N Reed Rd, Kokomo, IN 46901)
  • Walnut Elementary School (3548 S 775 E. New Ross, IN 47968)
  • “We are committed to supporting residents in affected areas,” said Chad Priest, Regional CEO for the Indiana Region for the American Red Cross. “We will continue to work together with our Red Cross volunteers and our partner agencies making sure people have their basic needs and know the Red Cross is always there.”

    Individuals affected by the storms are encouraged to contact the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross at: 317-684-1441. People affected by the Kokomo tornadoes can visit: or the Indiana Red Cross headquarters at: 1510 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

    The Indiana Region serves 87 Indiana counties consisting of 10 Homeland Security Disaster Districts and six Red Cross chapters: Central Indiana (Indianapolis headquarters), Northern Indiana (South Bend headquarters), Northeast Indiana (Fort Wayne headquarters), Northwest (Merrillville headquarters), Southern Indiana (Evansville headquarters) and West Central Indiana (Terre Haute headquarters). For more information on the Indiana Region: Follow the Indiana Region at: @INRedCross or