The American Red Cross Burke County Chapter is pleased to announce that it has received a $3,000 grant from Community Foundation of Burke County. These funds are designated to provide shelter, clothing and food for direct client service in Burke County.
"During times of disaster, people count on the Red Cross to help them in their darkest hour," said Suzan Anderson, community chapter executive. "We are so appreciative of Community Foundation of Burke County's grant funding as their support makes it possible for the Burke County Chapter to fulfill its humanitarian mission."
When disaster strikes, the Burke County Volunteer Disaster Team immediately responds at all hours of the day and night - providing shelter, food, clothing and emotional support to individuals and families who have been affected.