Penn Yan Red Cross Info
The community that suffered huge losses last week due to flash flooding is still in recovery mode this morning.
May 19, 2014
Penn Yan (WENY) -The community that suffered huge losses last week due to flash flooding is still in recovery mode this morning. The red cross is entering the second week of its efforts to help the victims
Sunday, volunteers handed out clean-up kits and water from a mobile unit stationed at Elm and Main Streets. Since last Wednesday the Red Cross has served 624 meals and snacks and helped 43 people with overnight shelter stays. Today, Red Cross volunteers will be stationed in the Tops parking lot at 321 Liberty Street from 8:30am-2pm. Caseworkers will be there on hand to help residents and at 5 Collins Avenue, from noon-7pm.
There is a community meeting scheduled for Penn Yan Middle School at 7pm. Anyone wishing to help people affected by floods, fires and other disasters by calling 1-800-REDCROSS, visiting www.redcross.org, or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to charge a $10 donation to their cell phone bill.