The American Red Cross sheltered 12 people Sunday night after a ceiling collapsed at a Stockton apartment complex.
Damage at the Meadow Green Apartments was caused by excessive water after weekend rains, according to local media reports.
Anyone who was directly affected by the incident who needs a place to stay is welcome at the shelter which is located at the Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Ave, Stockton, CA, 95210.
The Red Cross provides for immediate needs at our shelters, including a place to sleep, food and beverages.
You can support the Red Cross by making a donation at redcross.org.
The American Red Cross Pillowcase Project is a free, interactive preparedness program designed for youth ages 8 to 11. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards and teaches safety, emotional coping skills, and personal preparedness.
Through instructor-led presentations, students learn the best ways to stay safe and how to create their own emergency supply kits by packing essential items in a pillowcase for easy transport during a disaster. Students also have the opportunity to decorate and personalize their pillowcases and share what they’ve learned with friends and family.
The curriculum meets many of the Common Core State Standards for grades three to five.
You may request The Pillowcase Project one-hour presentation for your school or youth program by selecting The Pillowcase Project here.
The Gold Country Region is also always looking for volunteers to lead Pillowcase Project presentations. Go to redcross.org to sign up and help!
As part of Red Cross Month, the Yuba County Board of Supervisors today recognized local volunteers.
We are so proud of the many volunteers who help the Gold Country Region carry out the Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
With thousands of U.S. Coast Guard service members and families facing financial hardship as a result of the ongoing government shutdown, the United States Automobile Association (USAA), the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA), Inc. and the American Red Cross are teaming up to help Coast Guard service members and families in need.
Read more here.
It’s been two months since the Camp Fire started, and Red Cross is still sheltering almost 700 people (plus pets) in Chico, CA. Watch this video for a quick recap of all that’s going on.
Congratulations to our newest class of graduates in the American Red Cross Certified Nursing Assistant Program.
In all, 14 CNA students completed the six-week training at our Sacramento headquarters. Thirteen of them were recognized for perfect attendance and 13 made it to the Honor Roll, scoring at least 95% on all quizzes and the final exam.
If you are interested in beginning nursing training with the Red Cross, visit redcross.org/goldcountry for information.
The global Red Cross Red Crescent network’s 2018 World Disasters Report: Leaving No One Behind spotlights the global challenges involved in delivering aid to the most vulnerable people—along with solutions to help humanitarian actors better reach communities around the world.
Read the report here.