Red Cross shelters open in NC for Hurricane Irma evacuees - FOX Carolina 21

Red Cross shelters open in NC for Hurricane Irma evacuees

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HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The American Red Cross is opening four shelters in North Carolina on Saturday to house Hurricane Irma evacuees.

“Red Cross workers are providing meals, a safe place to sleep and emotional support for those who have fled Hurricane Irma and found themselves in North Carolina,” said Mary Donny, Red Cross disaster relief job director in North Carolina.

The following shelters are open to accommodate evacuees from Hurricane Irma:

  • Henderson County: East Henderson High School - 150 Eagle Pride Dr., East Flat Rock, NC. 
  • Gaston County: Gaston County Resource Center, 1303 Dallas Cherryville Hwy Dallas, NC.
  • Mecklenburg County: JM Alexander Middle School, 12010 Hambright Rd. Huntersville, NC.
  • Johnston County: 912 N. Brightleaf Blvd., Smithfield, NC.
  • Guilford County: City of Greensboro Shelter, 2305 Soabar St. Greensboro, NC. Opens at noon on Sunday.

Shelters are also open throughout the state of South Carolina.

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