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American Red Cross Opens Overnight Shelter in Vallejo in Response

Vallejo, California - American Red Cross overnight shelters are now open in Napa and Vallejo for anyone affected by Sunday’s early morning 6.1 magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, California.

Since Sunday, the Red Cross has:

  • Served 1,790 meals and snacks
  • Distributed 964 bulk items, including water and clean up supplies like work gloves, shovels, and trash bags
  • Provided outreach, mental health or health services contacts to 324 residents
  • Provided 51 overnight stays
  • IF YOU NEED HELP

    Vallejo/Solano County Residents

  • Call our Solano County casework hotline at (707-438-7059) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this week to speak with a Red Cross caseworker.
  • An overnight shelter is open at Florence Douglas Center at 333 Amador Street in Vallejo.
  • The City of Vallejo has setup a non-emergency event message line (707-651-7144) and Earthquake2014@ci.vallejo.ca.us for questions about building inspections, water issues, etc.
  • American Canyon/Napa County Residents

  • Call our Napa County casework hotline at (707-257-2900) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this week to speak with a Red Cross caseworker.
  • An overnight shelter is open at Crosswalk Community Church at 2590 First Street in Napa.
  • Pets of displaced residents staying at the shelter may be taken to the Napa County Animal Shelter at 942 Hartle Court in Napa.
  • Water stations have been set up by the City of Napa: On Pearl Street one block west of Main and at the Las Flores Center on Linda Vista Avenue
  • HOW TO HELP

    Donate

    The Red Cross currently has enough supplies to assist those affected by the quake. In-kind donations of water, clothes, and other material goods are NOT needed and cannot be accepted at Red Cross facilities or shelters.

    Help people affected by disasters like earthquakes in California 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. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

    Volunteer

    The Red Cross has enough volunteers for this response at this time. Meantime, if you want to be trained as a Red Cross disaster volunteer to respond to future disasters, sign up at www.redcross.org/volunteer

    RESPONSE UPDATES ONLINE

    For updates on the Red Cross response, follow @NapaCoRedCross and @RedCrossBayArea or like https://www.facebook.com/napacountyredcross and https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossBayArea

    About American Red Cross

    As a community-based, humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross provides relief to those affected by disasters and empowers individuals in our community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. By helping people learn how to take care of their families and neighbors, the Red Cross strengthens the community and makes it ready for all types of disasters, including home fires, earthquakes, wildfires and health emergencies. Visit redcross.org to learn more. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

    Media Hotline: 415-427-8800