Financial contributions to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund: Call 1-(800)-HELP-NOW; make a secure online contribution at www.redcross.org; or by check mailed to local agencies or American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C., 20013.
Volunteer medical assistance: Licensed doctors and nurses with credentials wishing to volunteer in New York City may call 1-(518)-431-7600. A spokeswoman said Wednesday there has been an overwhelming response to the call for volunteers, and immediate needs are being met.
Donating blood: Information is available at 1(800)-GIVE-LIFE or www.redcross.org. For questions regarding medical conditions and other circumstances which may affect suitability to donate, call 1-800-261-9512. Upcoming ARC blood collection drives:
Youngstown: Forum Health, 500 Gypsy lane, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Warren: WCI Steel Inc., 1040 Pine Ave., SE, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; YMCA of Trumbull County, 210 High St. N.W., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Austintown: Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Warren: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Minerva: First Christian Church, 300 W. Lincoln Way (U.S. Route 30), 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Niles: YSU Metro College, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Austintown: Tabernacle Evangelican, 2432 S. Raccoon Road, 1 to 6 p.m.
Boardman: Westminster Presbyterian, 119 Stadium Drive, 1 to 7 p.m.
Austintown: Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, noon to 7 p.m.
Damascus: United Methodist, 260 Valley Road, 1 to 7 p.m.
Salem: Salem Senior High, 1200 E. 6th St., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Hospice of the Valley, 2235 E. Pershing St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Homeworth: Middle Sandy Presbyterian, 4306 Homeworth Road, noon to 6 p.m.
Warren: Red Cross Trumbull chapter house, 661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 1 to 7 p.m.
Poland: United Methodist, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, 1 to 7 p.m.
Niles: Senior Center, 14 E. State St., 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Austintown: Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Columbiana: Grace United Church of Christ, 140 S. Main St., noon to 6 p.m.
Warren: ARC Trumbull chapter, 661 Mahoning Ave N.W., 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Alliance: American Legion Post 166, 141 W. Main St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Austintown: Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, 2 to 7 p.m.
Canfield: United Methodist, 27 Broad St., 1 to 7 p.m.
Warren: Rebecca Williams Community, 421 Main Ave. S.W., 1 to 7 p.m.
Source: Ginger Grilli, North Columbiana County American Red Cross executive director.