Red Cross Shelters Hundreds as Sandy Hits

Hundreds of people, dozens of pets seek shelter from the storm.

The American Red Cross worked with local and county governments to set up 14 shelters in the suburbs and the city of Philadelphia. All together the Red Cross reports 619 people and 53 pets were sheltered from the storm in five Southeastern Pennsylvania locations:


West Philly High School             243 people, 8 pets

Roxborough High School               55 people, 6 pets

Samuel Fels High School                81 people, 15 pets


Pottstown High School                  25 people, 3 pets

Cheltenham High School               10 people

Norristown High School                 30 people


East Lansdowne Elementary       14 people

Showalter S & D                              10 people

Ridley Middle School                     17 people


Avon Grove High School                58 people

Lionville Middle School                  16 people 7 pets


Palisades High School                     6 people, 5 pets

Pennsbury East High School         52 people, 9 pets

Council Rock North HS                  2 people

joann cox November 08, 2012 at 09:10 PM
my name is joann cox and i am in need of a shelter in philadelphia please help me i have wrote mr. adams please help me and my situtation please help me you can email me at joanncox3340@yahoo.com please do it today i need help and i can not go to osha please help joann cox
joann cox November 08, 2012 at 09:11 PM
please help joann cox


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