Red Cross volunteers assist residents after apartment fire | Community Spirit
The local Red Cross was on the scene Monday night responding to a multi-unit apartment fire that occurred at 24 Magnolia in Forest Acres.
In total, two units were damaged. The Red Cross provided immediate emergency assistance in the form of food, clothing and emotional support to one family that was affected. In addition, the Red Cross provided hygiene kits, which include basic essential items such as a tooth brush, soap and shampoo to the family.
Since July 1, 2011, the local Red Cross has responded to over 700 disasters and has provided immediate emergency assistance to approximately 2,400 adults and children.
You can help your neighbors recover from disasters like home fires by making a financial contribution to the American Red Cross today by visiting www.columbiaregionredcross.org or by calling (803) 540-1241. Donations may also be mailed to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 91, Columbia, SC, 29202.