American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Responds to Three Incidents in the Past Four Days

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Disaster Team has been has been called out three times in the last four days.

Friday, August 13, four disaster volunteers assisted 100 search and rescue workers in Menominee, MI. We provided food and beverages to keep the workers safe in the hot and humid conditions.

Sunday, August 15, Red Cross responded to a house fire in the city of Oconto. The fire displaced five adults and one teenager.

Two American Red Cross Disaster Volunteers assisted the clients based upon their immediate emergency need with lodging, monetary assistance for clothing and food. We also provided comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts.  

Monday, August 16, three disaster volunteers responded to a duplex fire on the east side of Green Bay around 10:30am.  The fire displaced seven adults and seven children.

Based on the clients immediate emergency need we provided them with monetary assistance for groceries and storage containers. We also provided comfort kits and homemade quilts. The families are staying with relatives.

“These responses again emphasize the importance and need for financial support year round to help people in need,” said Steve Maricque, Executive Director, American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter.  “During the summer months we typically see a downturn in giving.  Financial help now is critical to our being able to deliver services.”   

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 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.

American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Responds to House Fire on Green Bay’s West Side

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a house fire on Servais St. in Green Bay around 2:00am on Tuesday, May 4. The fire displaced two adults, two teenagers and one child.

Two American Red Cross Disaster workers assisted the clients with monetary assistance for clothing and food. We also provided comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts. Currently, members of the family are staying with relatives.

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 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.

 

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American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Assist Two Adults and One Child Affected by a House Fire in Green Bay

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The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a house fire on Badger St. in Green Bay around 3:30am on Saturday, April 24. The fire displaced two adults and one child.

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

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 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.

American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Responds to Three House Fires that Occurred within the Last Week

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to three house fires within the last week. In total, we assisted six adults with their immediate emergency needs.

An American Red Cross Disaster Volunteer assisted two adults in the city of Shawano, affected by a home fire early Saturday, February 27.  We assisted the adults with lodging, monetary assistance for clothing and food.

Sunday, February 28, Disaster volunteers assisted two adults with their emergency needs in the town of Sobieski. We provided the family with lodging, monetary assistance for clothing and food.

The third fire occurred on Wednesday, February 24, in Keshena. An American Red Cross Disaster volunteer helped the two adults with monetary assistance for clothing, shoes, bedding and food. The clients were out of town at the time of the fire and are currently staying with family.

We also provided all clients with comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts.  

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 www.arclakeland.org.

American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Assist Two Adults Affected by a House Fire in Door County

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The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a house fire in the rural Sturgeon Bay area around 4:00pm on Saturday, January 30. The fire displaced two adults.

An American Red Cross Disaster worker assisted the two adults with monetary assistance for clothing and food. We also provided comfort kits (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and homemade quilts. Currently, they are staying with family.

The Lakeland Chapter also provided support with beverages and snacks to 25 emergency personnel on the scene.

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 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. 

American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter Responds to a House Fire in Oconto County

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter responded to a house fire in the town of Abrams around 8am on Friday, January 29. The fire displaced one adult.

Three American Red Cross Disaster workers assisted the adult with lodging, monetary assistance for clothing and food. We also provided the client with a comfort kit (which include soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, comb, facial tissue, deodorant, razors, shaving cream and lotion) and a homemade quilt.

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 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.