American Red Cross
The Red Cross sent blood to northeast hospitals as the winds from Hurricane Sandy started to die down. Now they need to restock the nation’s emergency supply of life giving blood in a time of year when it’s always difficult to keep supplies up.
President Barack Obama will travel to storm-stricken New Jersey on Wednesday to view damage from the massive storm that struck the East Coast and to thank first responders.
As the eastern seaboard prepares for landfall of Hurricane Sandy, many people in North Texas are making preparations to help out.
Dozens of weary evacuees from Louisiana have made their way to an American Red Cross shelter at Faith Bible Church in DeSoto.
Although the damage from Hurricane Isaac does not look too bad as of Wednesday morning, relief groups across North Texas are still prepared to help those hit by the storm.
The American Red Cross is out in force today looking for people who need help after Sunday night’s violent storms. Teams are being sent out into the field to help ensure residents know there is assistance available.
Firefighters in west Dallas battled a four-alarm fire at a recycling facility while facing summer heat and winds.
Red Cross officials say the month of June has yielded 50,000 fewer donations than expected. Now the organization is calling for all eligible donors to donate blood as soon as possible.
A two-alarm fire caused “substantial damage” to a two-story duplex Monday after spreading to the attic before fire officials arrived.
Less than two weeks after a tornado, Lancaster homeowners are still recovering and bracing for more severe weather. Resident Albert Smith is packing up what he can, while he still can.
The Red Cross is urging North Texans to be prepared when storms roll through. Red Cross spokeswoman Anita Foster recommends that everyone put together a disaster supply kit ahead of time.
Prosecutors say the leader of a Dallas arson ring that scammed the Red Cross has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.