Red Cross Closed its Shelter in Fayetteville Today; Meetings with Flood-Impacted Individuals Ongoing

The American Red Cross closed its shelter at Genesis Church at 205 W MLK Blvd., in Fayetteville this morning (Monday). It has been open since May 5 for people displaced from their homes by flooding.

Red Cross teams met today with individuals and families from the West End Apartments and the Johnson neighborhood of Roxanne Place and Staci Drive. Anyone from these flood-affected communities who was unable to meet with Red Cross, should call 1-800-Red-Cross with their contact information to schedule other arrangements.

Tornado response in southeastern Arkansas

Red Cross teams are also in Eudora, AR in Chicot County assisting residents whose homes were affected by strong winds and a tornado. Approximately 10 families are being helped in that community.

How to help those affected by disasters

During and after disasters, financial donations enable the Red Cross to help people recover from disasters big and small. To help Red Cross respond to disaster like this, visit, call 1-800 RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. To volunteer for future disaster responses, sign up at

About Red Cross:

Celebrating 100 years of dedicated service in the region, the American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies. Thousands of volunteers and generous donors provide community support services including disaster relief, preparedness efforts, training in lifesaving skills, service to military families and blood services. All disaster relief services are free. To learn more about the Red Cross and how you can help, contact your local Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit