Featured Member Agency
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides disaster services for victims of fire, flood, severe weather emergency, long term power outages, gas leaks or other unpredictable events that leaves families without access to their home. Red Cross provides financial assistance for a place to stay and to purchase the immediate necessities such as food, clothing, outerwear, medical equipment, prescriptions, infant supplies, home repairs, rent assistance and other vital supplies to help families recover after tragedy strikes.
Red Cross provides canteen services (food/refreshments) to first responders on the scene of a fire or other emergency to enable them to focus on the event at hand.
Preparedness and prevention education is provided to community members, seniors, and youth.
The Home Fire Campaign - Sound the Alarm, Save a Life provides fire prevention education and free smoke alarms to any home in need. In 2017 - 700 smoke detectors were installed in homes.
Services to the Armed Forces supports local Corry families that need emergency messages sent to deployed military personnel and emergency financial assistance for families that are serving their country. Each family with a deployed member is contacted after they go through the Military Entrance Processing Centers and introduced to the Red Cross service programs in case of need.
For more information on the American Red Cross visit their website at: www.redcross.org