American Red Cross Distributing Clean Up Kits to Lehigh Valley Residents Impacted by Flooding

Media Contact: Lisa Landis
Telephone: (717) 480-9359

ALLENTOWN, September 2, 2021- The American Red Cross is mobilized across the Greater Pennsylvania Region to assist those impacted by the severe weather and flooding brought to the area by Tropical Depression Ida.

The Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter is providing disaster relief supplies throughout Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton Counties. In collaboration with local emergency management officials, the Red Cross is also assessing damage and impact in communities, identifying local need, coordinating distribution of clean up kits for residents affected by flooding, and supporting communities through recovery.

The Red Cross will be distributing free clean up kits to residents at the following locations:

BERKS County
Thursday, September 2, 2021
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
American Red Cross, 701 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601
In partnership with Berks County Emergency Management Agency

Thursday, September 2, 2021
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
American Red Cross, 3939 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104
In partnership with Lehigh County Emergency Management Agency

Thursday, September 2, 2021
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Lincoln Fire Station, Bethlehem, PA 18017
In partnership with Northampton County Emergency Management Agency & Bethlehem Emergency Management Agency

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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