Red Cross to provide 1-on-1 casework for fire-affected Fritch families
Thu, 15 May 2014 19:23:21 GMT —
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The American Red Cross will expand its services to help those affected by Sunday's wildfires by providing one-on-one casework support for each family affected.
Beginning at 2 p.m., Red Cross caseworkers will be available at the newly opened Multi-Agency Resource Center, 308 S. Ridgeland in Fritch.
The Center will be open Thursday and Friday from 2-8 p.m., and Saturday from 9-5 p.m.
Additionally, Red Cross crews will continue to pass through the affected neighbors providing meals and snacks, bottled water and relief items such as shovels, work gloves, rakes and dust masks.
Facts at a Glance:
Shelters open: Fritch High School Shelter remains open
Clean-up supplies distributed: 402
Hygeine kits distributed: 105
Mobile feeding units: 5
Meals & snacks provided: 1,399
Red Cross workers: 60
To stay up-to-date on Red Cross relief efforts, follow @RedCrossTXPan on Twitter or www.facebook.com/AmericanRedCrossTexasPanhandle on Facebook.
There are three ways to help those affected by disasters across the nation:
Designate your gift to â??Texas Panhandle Wildfiresâ?? by sending a check to American Red Cross, 1800 S. Harrison, Amarillo, Texas 79102 and writing â??Texas Panhandle Wildfiresâ?? in the memo line. Funds designated will remain in the Panhandle area and will be used to support families affected by this wildfire.