BEAUMONT, Texas — The Red Cross announced Wednesday that service center dates in Jefferson Orange County were being extended.
The Red Cross is continuing to help Southeast Texas residents more than a month after Tropical Storm Imelda struck the region and will be adding additional dates for the centers according to a news release from the organization.
Since the storm more than 740 Red Cross workers and their partners have provided more than 3,800 overnight shelter stays and served more than 73,700 meals and snacks according to the release.
Nearly 35,000 relief supplies including comfort kits and hygiene items have also been distributed by the group.
Mental health volunteers with the Red Cross have also made more than 10,000 mental or spiritual health and health related contacts with residents following the flooding the release said.
Red Cross workers will be available at the recovery centers in Jefferson and Orange County as follows…
- Central Park at 640 S. 4th Street in Beaumont
- Wednesday & Thursday, October 16-17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Ford Park Arena at 5115 I-10 Access Road in Beaumont
- Friday & Saturday, October 18-19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Orange County Office of Emergency Management at 11475 FM 1442 in Orange
- Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
TO DONATE TO THE RED CROSS
Those who wish to donate to flood relief may do so at redcross.org/donate. You can help people affected by disasters like flooding and countless other crises by making a donation to support Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to, and help people recover from disasters big and small. Call, click, or text to give: visit redcross.org, call 1-800 RED CROSS or text “RED CROSS” to 91999 to make a $10 donation to your local Red Cross region.