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Hurricane Sandy: Useful Information

As the eastern seaboard prepares for landfall of Hurricane Sandy, many people in North Texas are making preparations to help out.

10/28/2012

Shadow of a U.S. Serviceman. (credit: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday Mail For Heroes Campaign Begins

The holidays are just a few short months away and if you want to make it about more than presents, the Red Cross is starting up its Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign.

10/02/2012

Isaac Models

North Texas Plays Key Role As Isaac Approaches Gulf Coast

It may be an eight-hour drive to the Gulf Coast, but North Texas will once again play a key role if Isaac goes from bad to worse.

08/27/2012

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Local Red Cross Ready To Help Isaac Victims

Local volunteers from the American Red Cross are ready to help in case Tropical Storm Isaac hits landfall with hurricane force and causes serious trouble along the Gulf Coast.

08/27/2012

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Local Red Cross Helping With Several Emergency Situations

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2012

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North Texas Red Cross Provides Aid To Colorado Wildfire Victims

As cleanup begins from the wildfires that burned across Colorado, the Red Cross is providing services for the victims.

07/01/2012

A lab assistant holds a unit of blood. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Red Cross Blood Shortfall At “Emergency Level”

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.

06/26/2012

American Red Cross logo. (credit: AP Graphics)

Red Cross: Put Together A Disaster Supply Kit

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.

04/09/2012

April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed by a tornado on April 3, 2012 in Arlington. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fire Stations Accept Donations For Tornado Victims

Dallas fire stations are accpeting donations for victims of the recent tornados in North Texas.

04/07/2012

The recently upgraded Vandergriff Plaza area of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (Joel Thomas/CBSDFW)

Rangers Teaming With Red Cross For Tornado Relief Pitch

As a new season gets underway at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are doing their part to help out neighbors whose homes were destroyed by Tuesday’s tornadoes.

04/05/2012

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CBS, Red Cross Teaming Up For Disaster Relief

As cleanup begins from the multiple tornadoes that touched down across North Texas, the Red Cross has already moved in to assist in any way they can.

04/03/2012

Laundromat Fire, 7120 Military Parkway in Dallas (Photo: Phyllis Smith, CBSDFW.COM)

Rash Of Fires Depletes Area Red Cross Resources

The Red Cross is running low on resources after helping more than 100 North Texas families in the past three days. Helping with a rash of four apartment fires and 12 single-family home fires has left Red Cross resources depleted.

02/28/2012

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