American Red Cross Responds to Two Home Fires on Memorial Day

 American Red Cross responds to Home Fire and Apartment fire on West Side of Green Bay

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a fire on the west side of Green Bay, effecting a home and a six unit apartment complex that occurred on Monday, May 25 around 1:30pm. In total, the Lakeland Chapter assisted seven families including eleven adults and eight children.

Ten American Red Cross Disaster workers assisted the families with lodging, monetary assistance for clothing and meals. We also provided the families with comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts.


American Red Cross responds to Mobile Home Fire in Shawano County

 GREEN BAY, WI – The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a mobile home fire in Shawano County, effecting two adults and two children, on May 25 at 11:00pm.

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter assisted the family with lodging and infant supplies last night and a Red Cross Disaster Volunteer will meet with the family today to assist with additional immediate emergency needs.

Red Cross disaster assistance is free and is made possible by community donations. You can help individuals of this disaster and others by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter’s local disaster relief fund. For information call the Lakeland Chapter at      920-468-8535 or visit

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