WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 20, 2010) – At this hour, the American Red Cross is responding to the chlorine leak in Mangonia Park.  A four person volunteer Mass Care Response Team, is currently supporting local, county and state officials as they work to contain the spill.

The Red Cross stands ready to meet the immediate needs of first responders and displaced residents with critical hydration, nutrition and other needs as the develop.

To make a financial donation to your local Red Cross to help people affected by this disaster and other disasters here in the United States and around the world, people can click, call or text – visit http://www.redcross-pbc.org, call 561-833-7711,or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit http://www.redcross-pbc.org.