Red Cross to start "client casework" with fire victims
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:40:00 GMT —
All victims of Saturday's Windsor Green condo fire are asked to go to Beach Church at 557 George Bishop Parkway in Myrtle Beach where Red Cross workers will start what's called Client Casework with the victims.
Red Cross workers will be providing one-on-one assistance from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. through Thursday, March 21.
Workers sit down with those affected, listen to their stories, find out their needs, and help build a recovery plan.
Red Cross mental health counselors and healthcare workers will be there a well.
Beach Church is where the Red Cross has set up a shelter for the victims of the fire that burned 109 condos http://www.carolinalive.com/news/story.aspx?id=873072 in 26 buildings.
Overnight, two families took advantage of the shelter.
The Red Cross set up a hotline for people who need assistance. Call (843) 477-0020.
You can make a financial contribution to the American Red Cross by visiting redcross.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Financial donations may also be mailed to the American Red Cross, 3531 Pampas Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
If you would like to donate non-cash items, the Red Cross recommends contacting their partner agencies, Goodwill and Salvation Army or contacting other local non-profit organizations in the community that accept non-cash items.
To see raw video of the fire and interviews we conducted during the fire, click here.