Red Cross shelters remain open as more snow falls

Posted at 11:29 AM, Nov 20, 2014

The American Red Cross continues to operate or support shelters across Western New York as a second round of lake effect falls on already hard hit communities.

The shelters opened Tuesday and provided more than 200 people with food, water, blankets, cots and additional support. Wednesday night, more than 120 people were assisted.

The following shelters remain open:

Alexander Fireman’s Recreation Hall
10708 Alexander Road, Alexander

Harlem Road Community Center
4255 Harlem Road, Amherst

Iroquois Middle School
211 Girdle Road, Elma

Lackawanna Senior Center
234 Martin Road, Lackawanna

Orchard Park Presbyterian Church
4369 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park

Ripley Fire Hall
11 South State Street, Ripley

Partner organizations:

Buffalo Fire Department (supporting with food and 50 cots, blankets and comfort kits)

Cheektowaga Senior Center (supporting with blankets)
3349 Broadway, Cheektowaga

Cheektowaga Fire Department (supporting with food)

Jamison Road, Elma (Supporting with 50 cots and blankets)

Townline Fire Department (supporting with 20 cots and blankets)
6507 Broadway, Lancaster