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If the Need is There, So Are We

OutsideFlorida, hundreds of Red Cross clients remain sheltered from the elements provided a safe environment, food, and disaster relief supplies. WithinFloridatwo shelters remain open providing the same for 49 sheltered residents and several hundred in their homes. This, two weeks following the ravaging of Tropical Storm Debby. Today Red Cross volunteers from as far away […]

A Shelter Resident Tells His Story

 Bruce Johnson is a young retired 77 year old who was caught in one of life’s surprises.  In late June 2012 Bruce was traveling north fromPine Island,Floridato visit family inGeorgia. Along the way he camped at various scenic sites. One of those was the banks of theSuwanneeRiverin the vicinity ofWhite Lake,Florida. On the evening of […]

Oh the places we will go…

Its always great to hear about the American Red Cross in the news! This article http://www.marketwatch.com/story/american-red-cross-continues-to-help-states-hit-by-wildfires-floods-2012-06-12 showcases some of aid the that the American Red Cross provides to disaster effected areas.  Whether it be flooding in the Florida panhandle or wildfires raging through the Midwest, the Red Cross is there helping those in need. Today, our local […]

3 weeks, 2 interns, and 1 ERV: Maria and Molly’s excellent adventure!

Check out what some of our chapter’s previous interns have done during past disasters! These videos depict the disaster relief efforts that took place after Hurricane Irene barreled through the Northeaster region of the United States. Our interns were providing assistance to people in need in New York!