Red Cross Responds to Fire in Hannibal

Red Cross Responds to Fire in Hannibal

Volunteer provides assistance to three adults

HANNIBAL, November 9, 2012 The American Red Cross Northeast Missouri Chapter dispatched a Disaster Action Team Volunteer to a fire in Hannibal, Missouri. The Red Cross provided food and clothing to three adults.

The Red Cross is able to respond quickly when emergencies happen thanks to our generous donors.  Locally, the American Red Cross Northeast Missouri Chapter is a proud member agency of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area, which makes significant investments every year in Red Cross services.


About Red Cross Emergency Services:

The American Red Cross provides immediate assistance with food, shelter and other critical needs immediately following emergencies. The Red Cross is able to respond 24/7 thanks to the dedication of thousands of volunteers and generous donors. All Red Cross disaster relief assistance is free. For other emergency and long-term needs, call the United Way’s 2-1-1 resource center, where a trained specialist is always available. Those with cell phones only should call 1-800-427-4626.To learn more about Red Cross services, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit


About the American Red Cross Northeast Missouri Chapter:

Celebrating 95 years of dedicated service in the region, the American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies. Thousands of volunteers and generous donors provide community support services including disaster relief, preparedness efforts, training in lifesaving skills, service to military families and blood services. The Northeast Missouri Chapter serves Clark, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby counties. The Chapter is part of the Greater St. Louis Region, which covers St. Louis City, and 72 surrounding counties in Missouri and Illinois. To contact the local Chapter, call (573) 221-0320.

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