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Programs that meet the basic nutritional needs of relief workers and/or individuals and families whose homes have been made uninhabitable by a disaster or large scale emergency and who have no other means of purchasing food and/or preparing a meal. Food assistance may also available to individuals who have experienced a localized incident such as a house fire.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Red Cross - Disaster Response LocalFocus on meeting peoples' urgent disaster-caused needs- shelter, food, clothing, shoes, toiletry items, medication and eyeglass replacement, emotional counseling and moreBerks*American Red Cross - Tri-County ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
American Red Cross, Hanover - Adams ChapterThe American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
  • Blood to hospitals
  • Disaster relief services - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs
  • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator
  • Health & safety and disaster education for youth
  • Nurse aid testing 2x a week
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Red Cross school clubs
  • VA program provides veterans with transportation to the VA medical centers Adams County Location: 230 Greenamyer Lane Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • YorkAmerican Red Cross, Hanover - Adams ChapterAmerican Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross - Humanitarian Services- Disaster relief is provided to individuals and families affected by natural disasters including shelter, food, and health and emotional health service to address basic human needs and assist individuals and families in resuming their normal daily activities independently. Disaster training and education programs are also available. - Emergency Services provides emergency communication and educational services to veterans, military personnel and their families. - Preparedness Services provides health and safety educational opportunities such as First Aid, CPR, AED, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and Babysitter's Training. - Volunteer Services is responsible for recruiting, training, placing and recognizing volunteers (youth and adults) who directly serve the Red Cross as well as additional community agencies. Opportunities include high school Red Cross Clubs, an Animal Assisted Therapy Program and Disaster Action Team responders. - Speakers Bureau is available. Dauphin*American Red Cross - Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Pillowcase ProjectThe 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.DauphinAmerican Red Cross of Central PennsylvaniaAmerican Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge - IndianaProvides food and shelter in emergencies, assists members of our armed forces and their families, teaches lifesaving CPR and First Aid skills, and more. All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. The Western Pennsylvania Region provides relief to the victims of more than 1,000 disasters each year, including nearly 150 in Armstrong and Westmoreland counties. The American Red Cross is not a government agency and it relies on the generosity of the people of Western Pennsylvania to fulfill its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. IndianaIndiana County OfficeAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
    American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - BradfordPrevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Services include disaster relief, lifesaving blood, training & certification, military families and international services.McKeanAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA - BradfordAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA
    American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - DuBoisPrevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Services include disaster relief, lifesaving blood, training & certification, military families and international services.ClearfieldAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA - DuBoisAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA
    American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - EriePrevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Services include disaster relief, lifesaving blood, training & certification, military families and international services.Erie*American Red Cross - Northwestern PA ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - Venango & Clarion CountiesProvides services to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of disaster. Provides emergency services like clothing, food, and shelter.VenangoAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA - Venango & Clarion CountiesAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA
    American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Altoona Office - Disaster ReliefRed Cross relief focuses on meeting people's immediate emergency needs caused by a disaster. The Red Cross provides Shelter, food, health and emotional services to address the basic human needs and assist individuals and families in resuming their normal daily activities independentlyBlair*American Red Cross - PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    *American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Disaster ReliefProvides comfort and hope following disaster situations, such as those which cause residents to be displaced due to home fires, floods, severe weather, and other emergency situations. Provides: • Resources necessary for individuals to secure food, clothing, and temporary lodging. •Assistance in obtaining emergency prescription refills •Support from health and mental health professionals for disaster victims who are having difficulty coping with the disaster situation. Blair*American Red Cross of PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Disaster ServicesProvides immediate emergency assistance to families affected by emergencies such as house fires, floods, hazardous material spills and natural and man-made disasters. Work side-by-side with firefighters and other emergency personnel to ensure victims are given immediate relief including food, lodging, clothing, shoes, medications, eyeglass replacement, mental health counseling and information and referral resources Immediate mental health care and medical care under disaster program Family assessment Medical interpreter Financial resources for medicine and co-pays Prepacked comfort kits Dauphin*American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh ValleyAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Fayette County Office - Disaster ServicesProvides food, shelter, clothing and emergency medication to those experiencing man-made or natural disastersFayetteFayette County OfficeAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
    American Red Cross, Westmoreland-Armstrong Chapter - Disaster ServicesProvides emergency shelter, food, clothing and medicine to those experiencing a disaster.WestmorelandAmerican Red Cross, Chestnut Ridge ChapterAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
    American Red Cross, York ChapterThe American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
  • Blood to hospitals
  • Disaster relief services - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day
  • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs
  • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator
  • Health & safety and disaster education for youth
  • Nurse aid testing 2x a week
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Red Cross school clubs
  • York*American Red Cross - South Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    Disaster Relief - American Red Cross North Central Pennsylvania ChapterThe Red Cross stands ready to provide comfort and hope following disaster situations, such as those which cause residents to be displaced due to home fires, floods, severe weather, and other emergency situations. We are able to provide: · Resources necessary for individuals to secure food, clothing, and temporary lodging. · Assistance in obtaining emergency prescription refills · Support from health and mental health professionals for disaster victims who are having difficulty coping with the disaster situation.UnionAmerican Red Cross - North Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Disaster Relief - American Red Cross Northeastern Pennsylvania ChapterThe Red Cross stands ready to provide comfort and hope following disaster situations, such as those which cause residents to be displaced due to home fires, floods, severe weather, and other emergency situations. We are able to provide: · Resources necessary for individuals to secure food, clothing, and temporary lodging. · Assistance in obtaining emergency prescription refills · Support from health and mental health professionals for disaster victims who are having difficulty coping with the disaster situation.LuzerneAmerican Red Cross - Northeastern Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Disaster Relief - American Red Cross Pocono Mountains ChapterThe Red Cross stands ready to provide comfort and hope following disaster situations, such as those which cause residents to be displaced due to home fires, floods, severe weather, and other emergency situations. We are able to provide: · Resources necessary for individuals to secure food, clothing, and temporary lodging. · Assistance in obtaining emergency prescription refills · Support from health and mental health professionals for disaster victims who are having difficulty coping with the disaster situation. MonroeAmerican Red Cross - Pocono Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Salvation Army Allentown - Emergency ServicesEmergency Crisis Assistance, Utility (UGI gas assistance), Emergency Food, Case Management, and Employment Referrals. LehighSalvation Army AllentownSalvation Army - Lehigh Valley Area Services
    Salvation Army Boyertown - Disaster AssistanceProvides food services, hydration services, emergency shelter, clean up and restoration and spiritual and emotional care to those in an event of a disaster.BerksSalvation Army BoyertownSalvation Army - Boyertown
    Salvation Army - Emergency Disaster ServicesProvides services at the scene of emergencies and disasters. Services might include: food service (mobile unit or on-site facilities), shelter, clothing, counseling, referrals for support of disaster victims and relief workers.AlleghenyEmergency Disaster ServicesSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

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