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Wayne County Red Cross Assists Family after Fire

Monday, December 14, 2009 – The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting a family of four consisting of two adults and two children ages 9 and 3. A fire destroyed their home at 4258 Condon Road in Williamson. Red Cross volunteers were called about 12:30 am and went to the scene to provide emergency of food, clothing and shelter.In cooperation with town supervisor Jim Hoffman, the Red Cross is assisting with a special collection for the family. Starting today through December 18th, there will be a collection of non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped toys. People can drop off these items at the Williamson Library at 6380 Route 21 in Williamson. The collection bin will be located in the program room.Pleases note this is a special collection due to the nature and timing of this incident along with the large outpouring of community support. The American Red Cross provides disaster relief to clients through providing them a debit card for food, clothing and shelter.Any questions regarding this collection can be directed to Jim Love: 315-331-3783 or jloverc@rochester.rr.com. The Red Cross in Wayne County also assisted with two additional fires this weekend.About the Wayne County Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation’s blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information, please visit www.WayneCountyRedCross.org or contact us at 315-331-3783.

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