Sunday, October 4, 2015

Shelter List for South Carolina ( Updated 10.19 at 10 a.m.)

The American Red Cross is working with emergency management officials and partner agencies to support and operate the following 11 shelters that are open as of 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19.  

Camp Bob Cooper
8001 M.W. Rickenbaker Rd., Summerton, SC 29148

Trinity Baptist Church
2003 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
6952 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC 29204

The shelters give residents evacuated due to flooding a safe, dry place to sleep, meals, and other services.

The Red Cross encourages anyone coming to a shelter to bring the following items for each member of their family: prescription and emergency medications, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, important documents and other comfort items. It's also important not to forget special items for children, such as diapers, formula and toys, and other items for family members who have unique needs.

An easy way to find an open shelter is to download the free Red Cross Emergency App. The app displays open Red Cross shelters on an easy to use map interface and is updated every 30 minutes. The app is available in app stores by searching for the Red Cross Emergency or by going to

All Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people.

Help people affected by disasters like floods and countless other crises by making a gift to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross, 2424 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406.

For more updates, follow the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross on Twitter at @RedCrossSC

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