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This site is for public information about the American Red Cross response to Hurricane Ike in September 2008.

If you are in need of Red Cross services, please call 1-866-GET-INFO (1-866-438-4636).

This page is being updated frequently, you may want to periodically hit the “refresh” button on your browser, or subscribe to our RSS feed updates.

How You Can Help:

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of thousands of disasters across the country each year, disasters like the Hurricanes of 2008, by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of disaster. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to designate your donation to a specific disaster please do so at the time of your donation. Call 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Contributions to the Disaster Relief Fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, DC20013. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting

For volunteer opportunities, contact your local chapter.

Online Tools you can display and share to help spread the word about Red Cross Relief.

In addition to the above donation methods, you can also text a $5 donation to the Disaster Relief Fund by texting the word “GIVE” to 24357 (2HELP).

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