DATE:             July 28, 2018, 800am
CONTACT:     Peter Griggs, 530-242-7514, pgriggs@shastacollege.edu

RELEASE:      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shasta College Emergency Evacuation Center at Full Capacity

REDDING, CA  –  The Shasta College Evacuation Center has reached maximum capacity for families and individuals displaced by the Carr fire. In coordination with the American Red Cross, Shasta College will not be accepting new evacuees until further notice.  Current evacuees will continue to receive shelter, food, water, and medical services.

The American Red Cross has established Evacuation Centers at Crosspoint Church, 2960 Hartnell Avenue and Grace Baptist Church, 3782 Churn Creek Road.  Both locations are accepting new evacuees and have shelter, food, water, and medical services available. For any medical needs or issues please visit or contact your closest emergency care provider or
call 9-1-1.

For volunteers please go to www.redcross.org/volunteer to signup to help. This service will filter for local efforts and assist in the process of registration. If you wish to contribute items other than water and new blankets, you can contact the following agencies:

American Red Cross at www.redcross.org
Shasta Regional Foundation Community Disaster Relief Fund at www.shastarcf.org/funds/cdrf
United Way of Shasta County Relief Fund at www.norcalunitedway.org

For additional information please contact Peter Griggs at 530-242-7514 or pgriggs@shastacollege.edu.

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