American Red Cross Helping 17 after Cranston Fire

 American Red Cross Helping 17 after Cranston Fire

CRANSTON, RI (February 25, 2022) – The American Red Cross is helping six families – 13 adults – four children after a fire today on Lincoln Avenue, Cranston. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. Responders included: Sheri McKenzie, Ginger Flynn, Laura Callahan, Tom Perrin, and Ernie Labbe.

 

The Red Cross also provided a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and more. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might need when suddenly displaced from their home by a fire.

 

Those affected will connect with Red Cross caseworkers in the coming days to work on a longer-term recovery plan. The Red Cross is able to provide assistance through the generosity of our donors and commitment of our volunteers

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