A Message of Gratitude on the Anniversary of Sandy

The following message is from Gail McGovern, President and CEO, American Red Cross:

It is an honor to thank you for all you have done since Superstorm Sandy hit nearly a year ago, leading to the largest Red Cross U.S. relief operation in more than five years. This storm struck an area that is not frequently targeted by tropical systems, wreaking havoc across an enormous area and catching many people off guard.

A Message of Gratitude on the Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

As you know, this was no ordinary disaster. The storm damaged or destroyed thousands of homes, flooded large, heavily populated areas in New Jersey and New York, and knocked out power to millions. Just days after the hurricane hit, a nor’easter brought snow and freezing temperatures to the same area, making an already bad situation worse. Continue reading A Message of Gratitude on the Anniversary of Sandy

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Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe, yet Spooky Halloween

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~Avoid injuries, costume mishaps, traffic accidents~

With Halloween right around the corner, the American Red Cross would like everyone to stay safe when they don their costumes and go out to Trick-or-Treat.

Halloween’s greatest hazards aren’t vampires and villains, but falls, costume mishaps and traffic accidents, so the Red Cross is offering the following tips to help make this Halloween safe: Continue reading Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe, yet Spooky Halloween