American Red Cross

Lilly Endowment Gives $10 Million To American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund
02 Sep 05 | In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, Lilly Endowment Inc. has donated $10 million to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Coalition Forces More Than Double In Size to Join Homeland Security and The American Red Cross for National Preparedness Month 2005
01 Sep 05 | More than 190 national organizations and all 56 states and territories have joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross to increase public awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies.

American Red Cross Donation Tips
31 Aug 05 | Ensuring Your Donations Go Directly to the American Red Cross

30 Aug 05 | We know thousands of Americans are worried about their loved ones in the aftermath of devastating Hurricane Katrina. With widespread power and communications outages and roads under water, it's important to go back to communication basics.

American Red Cross Launches Largest Mobilization Effort in History for Hurricane Katrina
29 Aug 05 | The American Red Cross is launching the largest mobilization of resources in its history for a single natural disaster. Hurricane Katrina, a deadly Category 4 storm, is barreling ashore this morning along the Gulf Coast.

Coastal Residents in Path of Hurricane Katrina Urged to Take Action Now
27 Aug 05 | As deadly Hurricane Katrina aims for the U.S. Gulf coast, the American Red Cross echoes the calls for coastal residents to take action immediately to help keep them and their loved ones safe.

American Red Cross Encourages Every Household to Develop A "Family Communication Plan"
27 Aug 05 | As thousands of coastal residents in Hurricane Katrina's path begin evacuating, it is important for evacuees to have a plan in place to keep in touch with loved ones.

Make Flood Safety a Priority after Hurricane Katrina
26 Aug 05 | The National Weather Service says flooding is still an extreme threat for Southern Florida after Hurricane Katrina made landfall late Thursday afternoon.

American Red Cross Urges Preparedness as Katrina Approaches Gulf Coast States
26 Aug 05 | The Gulf Coast is preparing to face an unprecedented 4th major storm in less than 12 months, as Hurricane Katrina heads toward the Florida panhandle and surrounding states that have dealt with Hurricane Ivan and others in the past year.

American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity Receive $1 Million Challenge Grant to Aid Florida Hurricane Victims
15 Sep 04 | With extensive damages from hurricanes Charley and Frances in Florida leaving thousands of families in crisis, and with hurricane Ivan expected to hit the panhandle region next, The Case Foundation has issued a challenge grant of $1 million to help.

Red Cross Planning For The Next Storm
09 Sep 04 | As American Red Cross disaster workers continue to provide relief to victims of hurricanes Charley and Frances, they also prepare to help if Florida suffers the onslaught of a third hurricane.

Wal-Mart/SAM'S CLUB Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support American Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts
08 Sep 04 | In response to the devastation of Hurricane Charley and Hurricane Frances, The Wal-Mart/SAM'S CLUB Foundation has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to assist in relief efforts for victims of the two recent hurricanes.

AFTER FRANCES What to do when returning home; Flooding and Post-Hurricane Damage Assessment
07 Sep 04 | The last time two major hurricanes hit Florida in rapid succession was 1950. With flooding and water damage from Hurricane Frances, the American Red Cross is providing post-hurricane plans and guidelines to Floridians returning home.

Red Cross Responds With Massive Relief Effort For Hurricane Frances
05 Sep 04 | With the wrath of nature revisiting Florida for a second time in only three weeks, the American Red Cross has mobilized its resources from across the country to rush relief to victims of Hurricane Frances.

Families Urged To Establish Communication Plan As Hurricane Frances Approaches
02 Sep 04 | With indicators that Hurricane Frances could be a much larger storm than previously thought, the American Red Cross urges those with family members in the path of the storm to establish an emergency communication plans now before it makes landfall.

Red Cross Activates Hurricane Response Plan
01 Sep 04 | In the past three weeks, this year's hurricane season has been one of the busiest from Bonnie to Hermine. Current indications are that residents in northeastern Florida coastal areas are in the projected path of another major hurricane.

American Red Cross Estimates Hurricane Charley Relief Costs to Top $50 Million
23 Aug 04 | Initial assessments of the projected costs of the American Red Cross response to Hurricane Charley stand at an estimated $50 million to date, potentially being the fifth most expensive response effort in American Red Cross history.

Red Cross Crisis Counselors Offer Emotional Support
18 Aug 04 | The recent Hurricane disrupted thousands of lives, left many people without homes, and in some cases, jobless. American Red Cross counselors are seeing the effects of stress in increasing numbers.

Lowe's To Support American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Efforts
16 Aug 04 | In response to Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Lowe's and the American Red Cross are working together to help communities recover with on-the- ground support, and by activating Lowe's in-store customer donation program.

Red Cross Shelters Open As Hurricane Charley Braces For Landfall
13 Aug 04 | With Hurricane Charley ready to strike Florida's west coast, officials are strongly urging almost two million people to evacuate. The American Red Cross has set up shelters in safe locations throughout the hurricane strike area.

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