American Red Cross Offers Shelter in Trenton
April 17, 2007|
Public Relations Director 609.951.2116; (cell) 609.206.4043|
PRINCETON, NJ – April 17, 2007 – Flooding in and around Trenton
has forced several families to leave their homes. To assist, the
American Red Cross of Central New Jersey opened a shelter at Reading
Senior Center, which will also be at the ready should the Delaware River
pose a problem. The shelter is located at:
- Reading Senior Center - 15 Ringold Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
(Closed 4-17 -- clients either relocated or able to return to their
The American Red Cross will continue to provide vital disaster
response assistance. The Central New Jersey chapter, which services
Mercer, Middlesex and Hunterdon Counties, has teams of disaster
volunteers assessing damage in Middlesex County to determine needs for
next phase of disaster response.
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by
voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can
help the victims of thousands of disasters across the country each year,
disasters like flooding in New Jersey, by making a financial gift to the
American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to
provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of
disaster. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to
designate your donation to a specific disaster please do so at the time
of your donation. Call 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish).
Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to your local
American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box
37243, Washington, DC 20013. Internet users can make a secure online
contribution by visiting
707 Alexander Road, Suite 101, Princeton, NJ 08540-6311 . 609-951-8550 .
Hunterdon Branch: 349 Route 31 South, Suite 501, Flemington, NJ 08822 .
908-782-4121 . Fax: 908-782-2864