Red Cross opens shelters for storm victims

From staff reportsApril 17, 2011 

The American Red Cross has opened shelters for people affected by storm damage. They are:

- Wake County: Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road, Wake Forest; Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner.

- Cumberland County: Westover Recreational, 267 Bonanza, Fayetteville.

- Harnett County: Triton High School, 215 Maynard Lake Road, Erwin.

- Lee County: SanLee Middle School, 2309 Tramway Road, Sanford.

- Greene County: Snow Hill Armory, 312 Southeast 2nd Street, Snow Hill.

- Johnston County: North Johnston Middle School, 301 East Main Street, Micro

- Onslow County: Jacksonville Commons Middle School, 315 Commons Drive, Jacksonville

Johnston County shelters for Sunday include:

North Johnston Middle School, 301 E. Main St., Micro, NC

Wake County shelters for Sunday include:

- Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road, Wake Forest

- Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner

The Helping Hand Mission at 623 Rock Quarry Road is giving new clothing, blankets and non-perishable food items to families displaced by the tornado. Contact 919-828-9744.

In response to the severe weather, the American Red Cross will serve food and beverages from their Emergency Response Vehicles today beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the following sites:

- N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, 1100 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh

- Chavis Park and Community Center, 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Raleigh

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