Red Cross opens shelter in Brownsville for residents displaced by flooding

April 4, 2024

[GREENSBURG, APRIL 3, 2024] — The American Red Cross Chestnut Ridge and Allegheny Mountains Chapter has opened an emergency shelter in Fayette County for residents displaced by flooding. The Red Cross shelter is located at the Historic Church of St. Peter parish office (118 Church St., Brownsville, PA 15417).

During a disaster, the Red Cross provides safe shelter, food, relief supplies and comfort to those in need. Red Cross shelters are open to everyone, and all disaster assistance is free. Service animals and domesticated pets are also welcome in the shelter.

Anyone in need of Red Cross assistance should call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit or, or follow us on social media. 

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