Red Cross shelter open for residents affected by Kilauea Lava Threat

Posted on May 3, 2018 in 2018 Kilauea Eruption, Information and News Releases, Main, News Stories

HILO, HI: May 3, 2018 – The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Pahoa Community Center for residents evacuated from their homes due to the Kilauea lava threat.

WHERE         Pahoa Community Center (15-3022 Kauhale Street, Pāhoa, HI 96778)

The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides assistance to meet the immediate emergency needs of those affected by disasters. All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it depends on public contributions to help others. Your gift supports the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world.

To send a contribution, mail your check to: American Red Cross of Hawaii 55 Ululani St. Hilo, HI 96720

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