Red Cross volunteers helping families after Tuesday’s flash flooding in Indianapolis area


American Red Cross volunteers are currently assessing damage to homes affected yesterday by flash flooding on Indianapolis’s west side.

Additional teams also will distribute clean up kits (buckets, mops, cleaning products) and snacks and water through the neighborhood as residents return home and begin the clean-up process. Caseworkers will go door-to-door to speak with affected residents to determine their need for Red Cross assistance for things like food, clothing, medications, and other essentials.

People affected by the today’s flooding are encouraged to contact the Red Cross at 888-684-1441.

With additional rain in the forecast, the Red Cross also encourages Hoosiers to prepare by following these flood safety tips and downloading the American Red Cross Emergency App at:

Help people affected by disasters like the flash foods 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. You can donate by visiting, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Your donation helps provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

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