October 27, 2010
New Shelter Trailers for the Red Cross
Both trailers contain 100 cots, 200 blankets, 100 disposable pillows, 100 comfort kits (contain personal hygiene items) and a shelter kit. The trailer can be deployed in a matter of minutes and is available to any county that has a need for an Emergency Shelter. To request the use of either trailer, please contact J.J. Travis, Emergency Services Director for Region G at the Van Buren office. The office number is 573-323-4007 and cell is 573-707-4029.
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.
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American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
417-832-9500 EXT. 107
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