The American Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy reached land last night and the effects have been devastating. The storm has left 29 Americans dead and nearly 7.5 million without power, and Sandy’s high winds knocked down trees and power lines sparking fires to homes across the east coast. Volunteers from the Red Cross have already sprung into action by providing shelter for more than 3,200 people in 9 different states, and more and more people continue to move into these shelters. As Sandy continues to wreak havoc it is vital that we all pull together to help our family and friends affected by this record-breaking storm.

Here are a few ways that you or your Red Cross Club can stay informed and help victims of Hurricane Sandy:

  1. With nearly 300 blood drives closed on the east coast, support victims by donating blood at your local Red Cross
  2. Volunteer to be apart of our disaster…

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