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. CEO on how to with . Join us as a volunteer to install smoke alarm across Chicago & northern Illinois!
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 18
The is canvassing in to provide home fire prevention and safety information after the apartment fire that took place last night. We’ll be installing smoke alarms in on April 28. Join us to Sound the Alarm.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 18
Find out what saved this grandmother and her grandson (and their cat!) during a home fire. Then, visit to volunteer to help .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 18
Last night the responded to a large apartment fire in , providing assistance with shelter & food. Smoke alarms save lives! We'll be in Englewood on 4/28 to Sound the Alarm & install FREE smoke alarms in homes. .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 17
Two steps to help prevent a fire in your home: 1. Practice fire drills 2. Test smoke alarms monthly. SPREAD THE WORD TO HELP . Visit for more information about the most common disaster in the U.S.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 14
Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. The wants to improve the odds and save lives - that’s why we launched our Home Fire Campaign in 2014. Learn more & get involved at .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 13
The Red Cross is opening a shelter tonight to help people affected by the apartment fire in Bolingbrook. It will be open at 9pm at Bolingbrook High School (365 Raider Way)
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 13
The Red Cross is still on scene helping the 53 families affected by an apartment fire in . Many of the units were severely damaged leaving 39 of those families without a home tonight. We are helping with food, shelter, casework and comfort.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 13
Red Cross responders are on the scene of an apartment fire in the 300 blk of Woodcreek Dr in Bolingbrook affecting around 100 people. The Red Cross is helping families with shelter, food and taking next steps while authorities are investigating.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 12
Red Cross staff members and volunteers share their reasons for joining Sound the Alarm. Thank you for helping save lives! Join us to -- Visit .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 11
It’s not too late to VOLUNTEER with the to help . Visit to help the Red Cross install free smoke alarms in homes across northern Illinois.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 10
Today we recognize one of our celebrated volunteers, Bonnie Knight, who recently passed away. She was passionate and full of spirit and will truly be missed. Thank you for your service, Bonnie.
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 7
All households should have a plan: start by knowing 2 ways to escape from every room. Help us at
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 6
We deeply appreciate our Red Cross staff and volunteers for their support in Sound the Alarm to . Find out how you can help at !
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 5
Find out what saved this grandmother and her grandson from a . Then, visit to volunteer to help .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 4
Marsean Harris and her family in escaped a fire that destroyed their home last year. Hearing the smoke alarm gave them time to get out -- it saved their lives. Help us . VOLUNTEER - WATCH THEIR STORY:
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 4
Thank you to the City of , and for partnering to Sound the Alarm and Save Lives. Learn more about this campaign to save lives at .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 3
It’s your chance to VOLUNTEER with the . Join us to by installing free smoke alarms in homes in our communities. Register to volunteer at . We can make Chicago a safer place together!
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 3
Thank you for your support of Sound the Alarm in Chicago and northern Illinois! Together we’re working to .
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ChicagoRedCross Apr 2
Kate was at work in St. Charles, Illinois on an otherwise normal day when she heard a loud noise outside her office and acted quickly, saving a man's life. Read her incredible story on
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