Throughout the past five years, the American Red Cross
has pledged to spend the donations for Haiti wisely and efficiently," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross
1) From left, Jill Valenti, youth hero Travis Christianson of the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station Explorer program, Jim Quinn and Carl Goldman are recognized at the American Red Cross
Hometown Heroes event recently in Valencia.
In addition to the funds raised for the hurricane relief, Union State Bank has chosen to donate over $13,500 to the Westchester Chapter of the American Red Cross
in lieu of customer and employee holiday gifts.
When one sees pictures of the American Red Cross
doing its work, they usually are of a disaster worker helping a family that has just lost its home or had a member saved by the gift of life--blood.
Matched employee donations to the American Red Cross
Louis Area Chapter of the American Red Cross
has now assumed responsibility for this program.
The Florida storms have caused tragic loss of life, serious injuries, and enormous damage, and now Americans wanting to lend a hand to the American Red Cross
Disaster Relief Fund can do that through Text 2HELP[TM]," said Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA - The Wireless Association and President of The Wireless Foundation, the charitable organization coordinating Text 2HELP[TM].
Halim, a disaster preparedness delegate in Indonesia for the American Red Cross
, who is assisting with the relief effort.
The American Red Cross
is deeply grateful for the support and generosity of the PMCA and Local 21," said Stuart Betheil, director of emergency, services for American Red Cross
of Westchester County.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross
has been serving the community for over 30 years, and all the funds generated are used for local health and education services, as well as disaster services.
Commenting on the agreement, Damon Keeley, Hemo Concepts' Chairman and CEO said, "It's very significant that the American Red Cross
is assuming a leading role in the adoption of integrated blood conservation.
2 million, the American Red Cross
will no longer engage in new fundraising activities for tsunami relief after January 26.
The American Institute of Philanthropy recently ranked the American Red Cross
at the top of its list of 25 major U.
Two other properties -- Miami Airport Marriott and Miami Marriott Dadeland -- will also provide American Red Cross
support as the hotels regain operational status.
CLEVELAND -- Volunteers and staff of the American Red Cross
, Greater Cleveland Chapter are mobilized to assist residents of Northeast Ohio who have been displaced or otherwise affected by the severe weather and flooding which occurred yesterday.