"Over the next few days, volunteers will be canvassing affected communities to provide mobile feeding, pass out relief supplies, and helping to meet disaster-related health needs such as replacing lost medications and medical equipment," said Mike Cowles, Heart of Tennessee Chapter Executive.
An emergency shelter will open on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for affected residents at:
Fayetteville Recreation Center1203 Winchester Highway
Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
The fastest way to find an open Red Cross shelter is to visit redcross.org or iPhone users can download a free Red Cross Shelter View app from the app store. You can also view open shelters through and of our free mobile disaster apps. If you don’t have access to a computer or iPhone, call1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to be connected to your local chapter. Shelter locations are updated every 30 minutes, so it may take a few minutes for new shelters to appear.
HOW TO HELP: Every year, the Red Cross responds to nearly 70,000 disasters ranging from a home fire involving one family to larger disasters like hurricanes and wildfires that impact entire communities. If someone would like to help, they can make a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting www.redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.