American Red Cross Helping Two People after Providence Fire
PROVIDENCE, RI (September 17, 2022) – The American Red Cross is helping one family – two adults after a fire yesterday on Admiral Street, Providence. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family’s immediate needs. Responders included: Victoria Cao, Robert Partington 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.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes