WEB EXTRA: Red Cross Emergency Food and Shelter

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Red Cross, is currently offering bottled water, snacks, and prepackaged meals to resident that have been unable to get food due to Tropical Storm Irene.

The Red Cross is also keeping a shelter open in Warwick.

Those seeking food can do so by going to one of the following locations between 4 and 7 p.m. on August 30th, and between 12 and 4 p.m. on August 31st:

  • State Police Barracks, Route 44, 100 Putnam Pike, Chepachet
  • Charlestown Police Department, 4901 Old Post Road, Charlestown
  • Coventry High School, 40 Reservoir Road, Coventry

The shelter the Red Cross is keeping open is located at Veterans Memorial High School, 2401 West Shore Road, Warwick.