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Thanks to you, the Red Cross is empowering people to perform extraordinary acts in the face of unimaginable loss.
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North Florida Jan 11
Whether you’re a member of the military, a family member or veteran, our free Hero Care App can help you access important Red Cross services and resources for both emergency and non-emergency situations. Download here:
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North Florida Nov 27
Lowe’s has pledged to MATCH all gifts made for , up to $100,000! Please at to help with necessities like emergency shelters, hot meals, blankets and emotional support. Donate before MIDNIGHT and your gift will be doubled!
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North Florida Nov 26
There are no holiday weekends for Red Cross volunteers. Since last Thursday, disaster workers across the NoFl region assisted 58 people in 20 families following home fires. Thank you to our amazing volunteers who answer the call day and night, weekends and holidays.
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North Florida Nov 22
To all of our Red Cross family, Happy Thanksgiving!
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North Florida Nov 20
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and millions will take to the road and kitchen to share the holiday with loved ones. Thanksgiving is a peak time for congested travel and cooking fires, the Red Cross asks everyone to stay safe with these tips:
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North Florida Nov 17
Most people don’t think of warehouses, or their importance, during a disaster. Getting supplies in is the first step to getting aid out to the people who need them most. Catalyst Fabric Solutions, donated exactly what we needed. Read more:
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North Florida Nov 16
Plan for the cold weather. Follow our tips to safely warm your home, .
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North Florida Nov 15
“I want to help people.” Disaster responders from every state and Puerto Rico have stepped up to bring comfort and compassion to the people most affected by Hurricane Michael. They have also been joined by volunteers from Canada. Read more:
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North Florida Nov 13
Blake and his friends, with help from volunteers, serve an average of 500 meals a day. Red Cross Community engagement volunteers have been working with the pop-up restaurant that has now become a donation and distribution center for the devastated community.
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North Florida Nov 13
In case you missed it, here are some photos from the Veterans Day Parade yesterday. The parade started at the TIAA Bank Field and ended at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. We want to thank everyone for participating and enjoying the parade in honor of our veterans!
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North Florida Nov 13
The Red Cross urges you to donate blood and platelet for the holiday season. As well as organizations to host blood drives December-February. Make an appointment to give now by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting , or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
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North Florida Nov 12
At the Quan Am Nam Hai Monastery, sisters held a table against broken windows to stop wind and rain from coming into the temple during Hurricane Michael. “It’s quite scary,” said Master Tran, who moved to the area 6 years ago. Read more:
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North Florida Nov 12
New York City firefighter Tim Kuhl still gets emotional when he can help someone who has been affected by a disaster. “Someone gave me a hug and said ‘You have no idea how much you are helping us out’,” Kuhl said. “That really got to me.” Read more:
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North Florida Nov 11
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. As we are honoring our veterans, lets remember the 400 American Red Cross workers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country. Learn about the Red Cross role during WWI on .
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North Florida Nov 9
Not only did 18-year-old Alyssa Diann Strickland lose her wardrobe and possibly her home, she also lost her job when Hurricane Michael damaged the Port St. Joe shoe store where she worked. Read more:
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North Florida Nov 9
More than 3,200 Red Cross disaster workers—nearly 90 percent volunteers—are on the ground and continue to support relief efforts. The Red Cross also has more than 70 emergency response vehicles helping to distribute food and relief supplies across affected neighborhoods.
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North Florida Nov 7
“Y’all have come down here, put your lives on hold. That means the world to me, the world to us.” Casey and Amy Hawkins and three of their children have called an American Red Cross shelter home since Oct. 10. Read more:.
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North Florida Nov 7
Hurricane Michael caused incredible destruction in Florida and tens of thousands of people are still dealing with the terrible impact of this deadly storm. We are still there and will be there in the weeks to come as people begin to recover and rebuild.
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North Florida Nov 6
“Hearing about disasters and seeing the destruction, you just want to do your part,” she said. “Being able to bring in volunteers to help makes every day worth it," says Maryam Ahmed from Virginia is on her 14th deployment with the Red Cross. Read more:
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North Florida Nov 6
“By the time you hand that (meal) to somebody, 100 people have been a part of that meal. That’s amazing," says Roxanne Major, a Red Cross feeding volunteer out of Sarasota, Fla. Read more:
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