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Multi-Agency Resource Center Opening for People Affected by Tornado
Multiple organizations will be on site to provide assistance
CHICAGO, IL (June 25, 2021) – The Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) of northeast Illinois (which includes the American Red Cross), along with the State of Illinois are hosting a multi-agency resource center (MARC) for residents impacted by Sunday’s tornado in Naperville, Woodridge and surrounding areas.
More than 20 public and private disaster relief agencies at the local, regional and national level will be providing resources and assistance to those affected as they plan next steps in their recovery. Those seeking assistance are asked to please bring proof of address and photo I.D. Also, masks will be required.
WHEN: Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 27, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Thomas Jefferson Junior High School, 7200 Janes Avenue, Woodridge, Illinois.
Some of the agencies that may be represented include:
City of Naperville
Village of Woodridge
American Red Cross
DuPage Family Community Resource Center
DuPage Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
DuPage Senior Citizens Council
DuPage Disaster Services
Hope Therapy Dogs
Illinois Department of Human Services
Islamic Center for North America
Lutheran Disaster Services
Muslims for Humanity
Rainbow Therapy Dogs
Rotary Club of Woodridge
St. Vincent De Paul
Tears in Heaven
Tzu Chi Foundation
About the American Red Cross of Illinois
The American Red Cross of Illinois serves 12.4 million people in 88 counties in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri including Adams, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cook, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, De Witt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Green, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jasper, Jefferson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Putnam, Richland, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermillion, Warren, Washington, Whiteside, Will, Williamson Winnebago, Woodford. Iowa: Lee, Muscatine, Scott and Van Buren. Missouri: Clark, Lewis, Marion and Ralls. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit us at Redcross.org/Illinois or visit us on Twitter @RedCrossIL.