10,000 People Receive Meals and Snacks
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Southern California wildfires continue to devastate areas of Southern California, the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles has two shelters open to provide food, shelter and emotional support to individuals and their families impacted by the fires:
-- Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert Lee Parkway, Santa Clarita
-- Saugus High School, 21900 Centurian Way, Saugus
-- The Los Angeles Red Cross provided overnight shelter to more than 100
residents Monday night, Oct. 22, and 120 residents Sunday night,
-- Nearly 10,000 meals and snacks have been served to evacuees, as well as
to emergency response personnel.
-- More than 100 Red Cross personnel are staffing the shelters and
providing mobile canteen feeding.
For more information about these American Red Cross shelters, the public is invited to call either: 310-477-5829 or (310) 445-2666
For additional information, please visit the chapter's website at http://www.RedCrossLA.org.
Red Cross encourages evacuees to register themselves on the Red Cross Safe and Well Web site at http://www.redcross.org. On this site, people can leave a status message for their loved ones, letting them know their general location and well-being. If people need help registering, they can call 1-800-RED CROSS for help.
Los Angeles Red Cross personnel have been assisted by Red Cross volunteers from the San Gabriel Valley, Pomona, Greater Long Beach, Glendale-Crescenta Valley, Arcadia, Santa Monica, Santa Clara and Ventura County Chapters of the American Red Cross.
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by
voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can
|SOURCE American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles|
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