Calling it an “emergency request,” the American Red Cross is in urgent need of platelet and blood donors of all blood types. According to the Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds.
A two-alarm fire swept through an east Fort Worth apartment complex on Wednesday night, damaging eight units and sending one person to the hospital.
For information about loved ones, to locate a shelter in the areas affected by severe weather, or to make a donation, visit our storm resources page.
Red Cross officials say nearly 300 families have visited a relief center since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion decimated a Texas town.
Some North Texas Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets have launched a grassroots effort to raise money for victims of the explosions at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.
A list of emergency relief services to help with those affected by the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.
As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.
Brees told CBS’ “Person to Person” in an interview to air Friday that the donation will come through the Dream Foundation he runs with his wife, Brittany.
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.
As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.
Red Cross says super storm Sandy forced the cancellation of 300 blood drives along the East Coast.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.