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Red Cross Opens Shelters In Franklin, Warren Counties

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Triangle Area Chapter

of the Red Cross has opened shelters in Franklin and Warren counties for those seeking safety from Hurricane Isabel.

Below is a list of shelters open as of 1 p.m. Thursday:

Franklin County

  • Louisburg Senior Citizens Center -- Shannon Village Shopping Center, Louisburg
  • Franklin Senior Center -- 602 E. Mason St., Franklinton
  • Warren County

  • Warrenton H.S. -- Hwy 58 Bypass, Warrenton
  • Roanoke/Wildwood FD -- 500 Quail Ridge, Littleton
  • Olive Grove Baptist Church -- Eaton Ferry Rd., Littleton
  • Families and individuals are advised to bring along basic emergency and personal items that will be needed in the shelters. Such items include pillows and bedding items, essential medications and other health-related items, extra clothing, and a toy or activity for children.

    For more information, people may contact the Triangle Area Chapter or call


    Residents of Franklin and Warren counties can reach the chapter at


    All 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 Hurricane Isabel and thousands of other disasters across the country each year by making a financial gift to the

    American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund,

    which enables the American Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need. Call

    1-800 HELP NOW



    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, D.C., 20013.