AMERICAN RED CROSS OF THE HEARTLAND

www.archeartland.org

Livingston County Service Center Kate Hamilton Dickey Service Streator Service Center
(In National Guard Armory) Center (serving South Streator
825 W. Reynolds (serving Fairbury & Prairie residents)
Pontiac, IL 61764 Central area) 204 S. Bloomington
TEL: (815) 842-1767 101 East Locust St. Streator, IL 61364
Carolyn S. Wetzel, Manager Fairbury, IL 61739 TEL: (815) 672-2682
carolyn@archeartland.org TEL: (815) 692-3107 Jimmie Lansford, Manager
Deb Moran, Manager jimmie@archeartland.org
deb@archeartland.org

PURPOSE

The American Red Cross mission is alleviating human suffering, primarily through preventing, preparing for, and responding to disasters and other emergencies. The following services are offered:

SERVICES

Disaster Services – The Red Cross seeks to empower people to prevent and prepare for disasters and responds 24 hours per day when disaster strikes. Community disaster preparedness training available upon request.

Services to the Armed Forces – A world wide communication network system enables the Red Cross to transmit emergency messages to and from members of the armed services anywhere in the world, 24 hours per day.

Blood Services – The Red Cross collects, processes, and distributes blood and blood products to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply. Local blood drives offer donors several regular dates, times, and places to donate blood.

Health and Safety Services – The American Red Cross of the Heartland provides training classes in the following areas:

* First Aid (children and adult curriculum) * CPR * Defibrillation (AED)
* Baby Sitter Training * Aquatics * Family Caregiver
* Pet First Aid * Wilderness First Aid *Youth H&S Classes

Transportation Services (Fairbury area only) – Transportation is available to ambulatory people on a non-emergency basis at no charge.

STAFF / TITLE

Lynn Hruska Executive Director

Carolyn S. Wetzel Manager, Livingston County Unit

Deb Moran Manager, Kate Hamilton Dickey Service Center, Fairbury

Jimmie Lansford Manager, Streator Unit