Media Contact: Lisa Landis
Telephone: (717) 480-9359
[Schuylkill County, March 28, 2022] — The American Red Cross is responding to provide resources and assistance to affected motorists involved or affected by the multi-vehicle pileup that took place on Interstate 81 near mile marker 116. Red Cross Disaster Action Team members, in coordination with local officials and emergency responders will establish a reception center and provide a safe and warm central hub for motorists and their families to receive information, blankets, food, and drink. Anyone in need of Red Cross assistance should call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) and select option #4 for Disaster Relief.
Additional updates will be posted to the Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Twitter account @RedCrossGPA.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or CruzRojaAmericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.