LOUISVILLE, KY, MAR. 2, 2012 – The American Red Cross has opened three shelters in Kentucky and Indiana for those affected by this week’s storms. The following locations are now open.
Charlestown High School, 1 Pirate Place
Charlestown, IN 47111
LIDE White Memorial Boys and Girls Club,
1551 M.S.H. Northgate Road
Madison, IN 47250
Morgan Community Center,
147 Victory Avenue
Bedford, KY 40006
The shelters offer a safe place to stay, food, minor first aid and a shoulder to lean on. For updated information on Red Cross shelter openings, visit www.redcross.org and click “Find a Shelter” under “How to Get Help.”
People can help those affected by disasters like the Midwest tornadoes and storms, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Consider making a donation today by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be sent to someone’s local Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Contributions enable the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.