EAGERSVILLE - Volunteers from the American Red Cross are helping a family after a fire damaged their home Thursday.
The fire occurred at 190 S. Mt. Olive Road in Eagerville. Local Disaster Action Team volunteers provided emergency Red Cross financial assistance for food and shelter to the family of six (two affected adults and four children).
You can help also those affected by future disasters by volunteering with the American Red Cross and/or making a contribution to the American Red Cross for Local Disaster Relief.
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. The best way to help those affected by disasters is through a financial donation to the American Red Cross. Donations of money help tailor disaster relief to the needs of victims and restore the economic vitality of disaster-affected communities. Your gift enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to victims of all disasters. Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to 1045 Outer Park Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 or donations can be made online at www.il-redcross.org.