The American Red Cross shelter which is providing immediate assistance to all residents impacted by the partial building collapse in Davenport, Iowa will be moving to 1111 W Kimberly Road in Davenport, with the entrance located on the Marquette Street side of the building. (This is the former Select Specialty Hospital location.)
Starting Wednesday, May 31 at noon, those impacted by the building collapse or by the evacuation order can go to this new location for information, a safe place to stay, meals, phone charging stations, health and mental health services and one-on-one support. Pets are welcome; residents with pets, please bring pet carrier, food, and other necessary pet supplies, if possible.
We know people are generous and want to do everything they can to help after a disaster. Our first priority is to provide shelter and support to those affected. For donation of goods, please contact or visit The Salvation Army at 4001 N. Brady Street in Davenport. For donation of food, please contact or visit River Bend Food Bank at 4010 Kimmel Drive in Davenport.
It is important for people affected by this incident to connect with and support each other. If you or a loved one needs support, shelter or other resources, please reach out through the Red Cross Disaster support line for 24/7 support by calling 800-RED-CROSS.
Red Cross volunteers, along with area community members and other organizations, are assessing immediate needs and providing resources and assistance to residents as they plan next steps in their recovery.
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, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cook, Coles, 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 Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @RedCrossIL.