Thank you to American Red Cross volunteers and community partners who have provided help and hope to San Bernardino residents affected by recent storms. All Red Cross shelters are now closed. Red Cross caseworkers will continue to support those affected as they move forward in the recovery process.
RECOVERY SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE
- Local Assistance Centers (LACs) are available for those affected by recent storms in San Bernardino County. Click here for more information from San Bernardino County.
- Those affected by recent storms who are in need of Red Cross assistance can call 1-800-RED CROSS.
- CLOSED - The Red Cross shelter at Redlands East Valley High School is now closed.
- CLOSED - The Red Cross shelter at Rim of the World High School is now closed.
ABOUT RED CROSS SHELTERS
- At Red Cross shelters, Red Cross volunteers and partners provide a safe place to stay, along with meals and snacks, hydration, health services and more.
- Red Cross shelters will remain open for as long as they are needed. The Red Cross remains in close contact with emergency management partners to assess response needs.
- Everyone is welcome at Red Cross shelters, and anyone affected by the storms can always stop by the shelter to access Red Cross services, whether or not they are staying overnight at the shelter.
- Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff remain on call around-the-clock and are ready to assist in various aspects including sheltering, feeding and more.
ITEMS THOSE GOING TO A RED CROSS SHELTER ARE WELCOME TO BRING
When you come to a Red Cross shelter, you are welcome to bring:
- Special items for children, like food/formula, diapers, extra clothing, toys, etc.
- Items for pets, including a leash, pet medications and pet food.
- Prescription medications and medical devices you may need, as well as a face mask.
- Comfort items like pillows, blankets, towels, change of clothing or other items you may want to have with you at the shelter.
HOW TO HELP
At this time, we have everything needed, including donated items like water, to support our storm response efforts. In all cases, due to health code regulations, the Red Cross cannot accept donations of homecooked meals or food items not prepared in a commercial kitchen.
If you have a desire to help people impacted by disasters, you can make a significant impact as a Red Cross volunteer. Learn more at redcross.org/volunteer.
You can help people affected by disasters like storms and countless other crises by making a gift to 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 or call 1-800-RED CROSS to make a donation.
Please follow the American Red Cross Southern California Region on Twitter at @SoCal_RedCross for additional information and disaster response updates.