Red Cross to give out flood cleanup kits

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) – If you have been hit by flooding, Wednesday is the day to get help from the Red Cross. The organization is offering storm cleanup kits. They contain things like brooms, buckets, tarps and shovels.

You can pick them up Wednesday from 2 until 5 p.m, or Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Iroquois Middle School in Elma, and St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Seneca.

Some of the Red Cross workers helping western New Yorkers, are coming from outside the area. Red Cross volunteers from Wisconsin are lending a hand to those in need in the aftermath of the storm dubbed ’Winter Storm Knife.’

Volunteer Rudy Senarighi proves that ‘good neighbors’ can come from anywhere. She said, “”I’m retired now, I have the time to do this. I know if I needed help people are going to be there to lend a hand to me. It’s just not a big deal, just give some time.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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