Shortage Has Red Cross Making "Emergency" Call For Blood DonorsThis year the American Red Cross is facing an extreme blood shortage that has them putting out an "emergency" call for donors.
North Texas Red Cross Volunteers Heading East To Assist During Hurricane FlorenceWhile communities in three east coast states are evacuating ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected landfall, American Red Cross of North Texas volunteer Cathy Sager is getting ready to head into the storm.
Charities Helped With Fixing Homes, Other Needs After HarveyIn the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage in Texas, nonprofits and charities have been filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donors After July 4th HolidayThe American Red Cross says there's an urgent need for people to donate blood following the Fourth of July holiday.
Donors Of All Blood Types Urged To Give Blood, Platelets This Holiday SeasonThis time of year with so so much going on and so many distractions, it may be no surprise, blood donations are down.
20 Injured In Fire At Pennsylvania Senior Living CommunityA massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air.
Gov. Abbott Voiced 'Concern' About Red Cross After HarveyTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he raised concerns with the American Red Cross following Hurricane Harvey that hundreds of millions of dollars in donations wasn't getting to people who need it.
Red Cross Raises $350 Million For Harvey ReliefThe Red Cross reported it has authorized payments of $400 in direct financial help to each of more than 380,000 households affected by the storm, amounting to a total of more than $150 million.
For Red Cross, Hurricanes Bring Both Donations & CriticismConfronted with back-to-back major hurricanes, the American Red Cross has received a huge outpouring of financial support and a simultaneous barrage of criticism.
Harvey Resources: How To Get & Give HelpHurricane Harvey devastated Houston and many other cities along the Gulf Coast. If you need help or would like to help, here are some resources to point you in the right direction.
Kardashian Women Give $500,000 To Help Harvey VictimsKim Kardashian West and her famous siblings are donating $500,000 to help Harvey victims. A spokeswoman for the reality star said that they have given $250,000 to the American Red Cross and $250,000 to The Salvation Army.
Kevin Hart Calls On Fellow Stars To Help With Harvey ReliefStars including comedian Kevin Hart, Katy Perry and country singer Chris Young are lining up to help raise money for flood relief efforts in Houston.
Officials Act To Protect Downtown Houston From Harvey FloodsOfficials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city's downtown from devastating floods.
North Texas Opening Shelters For Harvey EvacueesMore than 500 people, from various places across south Texas, are waking up in Dallas shelters this morning. Local Red Cross volunteers are supplying hot meals, basic necessities, and a dry place to sleep.
Red Cross Making "Emergency Call" For Blood DonorsThe American Red Cross has issued an "emergency call" for blood donors. Officials with the organization say there were some 61,000 fewer donations during the last two months.