Eastern North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross Shelter Update

WILMINGTON, NC, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 11:30am – Red Cross workers continue to help people without power due to the winter storm providing shelter, food and comfort to those affected.

little girl at Columbus County shelter

little girl at Columbus County shelter


The following is an updated shelter list:




  • Edgewood Elementary School – open (no pets allowed) 317 E Calhoun St, Whiteville

New Hanover

  • Cape Fear Presbyterian Church – open (no pets allowed) 2606 Newkirk Avenue, Wilmington
kids at columbus county shelter

kids at Columbus County shelter


  • Codington Elementary School – closed
  • Burgaw Holiness Church – closed
  • Hampstead United Methodist – closed
  • West Brunswick High School – closed
  • Burgaw Middle School – closed
  • Noble Middle School – closed
  • Dorothy B Johnson Elementary School – closed
  • Topsail Elementary School – closed last night – closed


About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.