Fostoria Family Being Assisted by Red Cross Following Home Fire

Home Fire
The family of five received a place to stay, personal hygiene items and stuffed animals for the kids.

The American Red Cross of Hancock County is helping a Fostoria family following a fire at their home on Sandusky Street this morning. The family of five received a place to stay, personal hygiene items and stuffed animals for the kids.

Red Cross Disaster Responders Karl Gingrich and Vicky Ginter responded to the call for help. The Red Cross will continue to aid the family as needed and assist in long term recovery planning with resources, information, and referrals to partner agencies.

All Red Cross disaster relief is provided free of charge, thanks to the generosity of the American people. You can help people affected by disasters like tornadoes, floods and other crises by making a donation to the American Red Cross. You can donate by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS, or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Your donation helps provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

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/hancock, like the American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @HancockRedCross.