Friday, March 2, 2012

American Red Cross Opens Shelters for Residents Affected by Storms

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 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, 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 or join our blog at


Unknown said...

Our RV club, the Indiana Soul Journers, would like to provide water and serve hot dogs and chips in Henryville during dinner time. I called the Jeffersonville Red Cross and spoke to someone who took my number 3 hours ago stating that I would receive a call back. However, no one has called back yet. Would you be able to give me some guidance to help us make this happen? Thank you.

Anna said...

Sorry for the delay. We just received your comment. Were you ever contacted by the Jeff Red Cross?