The American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter volunteers in Carroll County responded this week to help a family in need.

Click to hear KMZU’s Brad Hartman talk with Red Cross spokesperson Mike Flanagan:

Mike Flanagan

Press Release from the American Red Cross

American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter volunteers in Carroll County responded Monday to a home fire in Bogard.

The home is located in the 500 block of Brown Street.

Volunteers provided immediate emergency assistance with resources to obtain clothing and food.

 About Red Cross Emergency Services:

The American Red Cross provides immediate assistance with food, clothing, shelter and other critical needs in the wake of disasters and emergencies. The Red Cross is able to respond 24/7 and provide a vast array of programs and services throughout the region due to the dedication of hundreds of volunteers who give freely of their time. All Red Cross disaster relief assistance is free, thanks to generous public support. For more information about volunteer opportunities, emergency services or a variety of other programs provided by the organization, please call 573-635-1132, or log on to the Capital Area Chapter’s website at

About the American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter:

Founded in 1918, the American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter celebrates 93 years of dedicated service. The Red Cross is a charity, not a government agency, and depends on the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors to provide a wide range of community support services, including disaster relief, first aid and CPR training, water safety, services to military personnel and support for blood services. The Chapter, a proud United Way agency, provides programs and services to Jefferson City, and 21 surrounding counties in Missouri. All disaster relief services are provided free of charge thanks to the generosity of the American people. To learn more about Red Cross programs, volunteer opportunities, and how you can help,contact the Capital Area Chapter at 573.635.1132 or