The American Red Cross deploys emergency response vehicle in advance of Hurricane Sandy

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Saturday, October 27, 2012 – The American Red Cross will deploy its Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) to Ashburn, VA today to assist with feeding and distributing supplies in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. The volunteers will meet at 1:00 p.m. at the Red Cross Office at 801 McCallie Avenue in Chattanooga to be deployed along with the ERV for a minimum of two weeks. You can help people affected by disasters like Hurricane Sandy, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.