American Red Cross Responds to Dutchess County Storm Damage

POUGHKEEPSIE – In coordination with Dutchess County officials, volunteers from the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross are currently responding to assist people affected by recent storm damage.

Mobile Emergency Response Vehicles are traveling through heavily impacted areas in Fishkill and Wappingers Falls today to distribute water, snacks and other basic necessities to those in need.

Residents who have suffered structural damage to their homes due to recent storms can call the Red Cross Emergency Communications Center at (800) 831-0927 for assistance.

Red Cross staff and volunteers remain on standby to address emergency needs as they arise.

HOW TO HELP

The Red Cross relies on the generosity of local donors to help families prepare, respond and recover from disasters in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Please visit redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to donate to Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters big and small.

You can also help by volunteering with the Red Cross and responding to home fires and other disasters in your community. Browse current volunteer opportunities now at redcross.org/volunteer.