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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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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Burger King Gives Red Cross A Whopper Of A Deal

The Red Cross is getting a boost from Burger King in the form of 10 emergency response vehicles nationwide.


A wildfire burns dry grass. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Red Cross 2011 Disaster Summary To Be Released

On Monday the American Red Cross is set to release its Year-End Disaster Summary Report for 2011 and don’t expect the news to be good.


Credit: Libby Cluett/Mineral Wells Index

Red Cross Now Heading To Possum Kingdom Fire

People who have lost their homes along Possum Kingdom Lake will soon be getting help from the American Red Cross. Thursday’s mission into Palo Pinto County will be the first since the fires and there’s a very specific reason why.


American Red Cross logo. (credit: AP Graphics)

Donations Needed For Red Cross Hydration Supplies

The drought and extreme North Texas heat has caused a water crisis for the local American Red Cross. Now the agency is the one asking for assistance from the public to help replenish their water supply for firefighters and police.


Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Dead, Another Critically Injured After Arlington Fire

At least one resident was killed and another seriously injured during a three-alarm fire that engulfed a two-story apartment building in the 2600 block of East Abrams.


A nurse takes a blood sample. (credit: Getty Images/Sergei Supinsky/AFP)

$1,000 Gas Card Offered As Blood Donation Incentive

The American Red Cross is sending out an emergency call for blood donations. In fact, the organization is so concerned about the low supply of some blood types that they’re entering donors in a special prize drawing.


A girl uses a cell phone to send a text message. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Warn About Making Text Message Donations

Making a charitable donation using your cell phone is quick and easy. But scam artists are hard at work dreaming up new ways to take advantage of your giving mood.