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Giving life

November 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The first year that Tracy Kuipers donated blood through the Red Cross, Eisenhower was president, Elvis joined the army, and a baby named Michael Jackson was born. Kuipers may not have known then that she was starting something big, bu…continue reading on dglobe.com

In disasters big and small, local Red Cross is there

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

When the scanner goes off in the newsroom for a fire, the reporter is never the first and hardly ever the second person at the scene. Not only do the firefighters beat us to the punch, but the American Red Cross always seems to be one of the first to…continue reading on echopress.com

Red Cross issues safety tips to prevent holiday fires

December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

The American Red Cross urges residents to take extra precautions with cooking and decorating around the holidays.
Christmas Day, Christmas Eve and Thanksgiving are the top three days for cooking fires, according to the National Fire Prevention Assoc…continue reading on echopress.com

TH man helps Colorado flood victims

October 10, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The September floods in Colorado displaced more than 10,000 residents and will have a $2 billion impact on the economy, according to CNN Money.
But Red Cross volunteer Dave Gearou said that what he remembers most from his 12 days in Colorado is the individual stories that came from the small town in which he worked. Continue Reading

Red Cross sends bottled water to Spirit Lake

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The American Red Cross here announced Wednesday that it sent 4,300 bottles of water to the Spirit Lake Nation, where 300 homes were “without potable water.” Continue Reading

Letter: Red Cross chapter seeks board members

June 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Join the American Red Cross in its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Continue Reading

Red Cross helps Rebuild Minot for 3rd summer

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT American Red Cross volunteers are continuing to support the flood-recovery efforts in Minot for a third summer.
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Minn-Kota Region Chapter of Red Cross ready to help

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Minn-Kota Region Chapter of the American Red Cross has helped in the face of blizzards, hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and tornadoes.
And that’s just since January. Continue Reading

A fire destroys your home – you probably forgot your toothbrush

April 24, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Area high school students assemble ‘comfort kits’OKABENA Southwest Star Concept High School students worked with Nobles County Integration Collaborative (NCIC) employees and volunteers Wednesday to assemble 50 comfort kits in conjunction with Global Youth Service Day, observed on Saturday. Continue Reading

Bloodmobile to visit April 25

April 15, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will accept blood donations from 1 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave. Continue Reading