Resources for the Hilltop Place Apartment Fire

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Thank you to the generosity of the community to help those impacted by the Hilltop Place Apartment fire in Allouez. As of tonight, Friday, May 24 we have assisted 56 adults and 12 children.  We will continue to contact and work with clients to meet their emergency needs through the weekend.

Here is a list of ways people can help and resources that are available to those impacted:

1. American Red Cross of Northeast Wisconsin 

If you have been displaced:  Contact our office at 920-468-8535.

If you would like to make a monetary donation:

  • Call 1-800 Red Cross (1-800-733-2797)
  • Go online to: http://www.redcross.org
  • Mail/drop off check to:  2131 Deckner Ave, Green Bay, WI 54302

2. Donations for clients/drop off site

St. Matthews Church at 2589 S. Webster

Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29

1:00pm-3:00p and 6:00pm-8:00pm

For additional information contact Penny Dart at 920-639-6870

3. Donations/Drop off site 

Resource One Realty in DePere at 1740 E. Matthew Dr, De Pere

Call Amanda Thompson at 920-471-3875 for drop off and pick up times.

Crews battle another blaze at complex

Published : Sunday, 13 Mar 2011, 3:27 PM CDT – Click HERE for video of WLUK Fox 11 news story.

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Green Bay firefighters battled a blaze at an apartment building Sunday for the third time in the past few months.

Crews responded to the fire around 11:30 a.m. at 1413 S. Norwood Avenue. Officials say upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were showing.

Everyone inside the complex was evacuated by the time crews arrived. Battalion Chief Paul Arvey said the fire was brought under control in approximately 15 minutes. Three units of the 10 unit apartment were heavily damaged by fire.

Land records show the value of the building at $238,600. The cause and origin are under investigation by GBFD Fire Marshals. Several residents were displaced and assisted by Red Cross. No injuries were reported. No damage estimate was available.

35 displaced after Denmark apartment fire

Click HERE to view the story:

Red Cross Helps Families Displaced in 8-unit Apartment Fire

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to an 8-unit apartment fire in Downtown Green Bay around 4:00pm on Friday, November 5. The fire displaces 16 people – nine adults and seven children.

Twelve American Red Cross Disaster workers assisted the families based upon their immediate emergency needs. We assisted three families with hotel stay and two families are staying with relatives.

We also provided the families monetary assistance for clothing, food, comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts.

Red Cross volunteers assisted the hundreds of emergency personnel responding to the fire with water, coffee, hot chocolate, snacks, subs and pizza. Thank you to the following business for your support in our relief efforts: Walnut Shell, Subway and Pizza Hut.

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 for local disaster relief. For information call the Lakeland Chapter at 920-468-8535 or visit www.arclakeland.org.

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.