Volunteer disaster responders with the American Red Cross of Central Illinois are helping residents impacted by recent flooding in Peoria and Woodford counties.
The Red Cross is providing assistance to 41 individuals from Roanoke and Bartonville with temporary housing, food, health services, and information about recovery services. In addition, our volunteers are out in the community assessing the extent of the damage caused by flooding.
Clean-up kits for those impacted by flash flooding are available at the Roanoke Ambulance Service building, located at 101 N. Main St., Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. and the Bartonville Village Fire Department, located at 5912 S. Adams St. From 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
If you need assistance and were impacted in the Roanoke and Bartonville area by the flash flood, please call our dispatch line: 1-844-319-6560.
Red Cross Support After Home Fires
In the past week, the Red Cross also responded to six fires in Danville, Manito, Roanoke, Urbana, including an incident in an apartment building fire in Cissna Park that displaced 10 individuals. Our volunteers helped a total 21 people including 18 adults and 3 children impacted by fires with temporary housing, health and mental health services and information about recovery services. Since this coronavirus pandemic, Red Cross volunteers have been responding virtually to disasters whenever possible. If you need assistance post fire, please call our dispatch line: 1-844-319-6560.
About the American Red Cross of Illinois
The American Red Cross of Illinois serves 12.4 million people in 88 counties in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri including Adams, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cook, Coles, Christian, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, De Witt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Green, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jasper, Jefferson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Putnam, Richland, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermillion, Warren, Washington, Whiteside, Will, Williamson Winnebago, Woodford. Iowa: Lee, Muscatine, Scott and Van Buren. Missouri: Clark, Lewis, Marion and Ralls. 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 us at Redcross.org/Illinois or visit us on Twitter @IllinoisRedCross.