On Friday, May 31, 2013, forty employees from Guardian Life Insurance volunteered with the American Red Cross in partnership with New York Cares to “muck out” a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The Red Cross continues to help with recovery every day through volunteer events like this and by working with families to provide financial assistance.
Dan Halyburton reports in the first 24 hours from hard hit neighborhood of Moore OK.
Disasters create incredible stress and emotion. The Granbury TX. Tornado is no exception. Anita Foster tells you how YOU can help.
Dan Halyburton tells about one lucky family who’s home was completely destroyed. They were scheduled to move in the day after the storm
American Red Cross disaster workers Ray Fishencord and Alan Sloan finished their damage assessment of the neighborhood in Granbury and talk to Anita Foster about how it feels to see a neighborhood they helped to build destroyed by a deadly tornado.
Anita Foster from the Red Cross North Texas Region talks about the support of Habitat for Humanity, who built many of the homes destroyed or damaged by tornadoes in Granbury, Texas.
Quad Cities, Illinois CEO Betsy Pratt explains how Red Cross volunteers are the backbone of the organization’s response to disasters.
Residents of the towns of York (aka Old York) and West Union, Illinois experienced record-level flooding in April 2013. Red Cross volunteers responded by providing shelter, food, water, and cleaning supplies to aid in the recovery. Generous donations of time and money make this assistance possible.
The Parshall Family found their house destroyed by 3 feet of water in a matter of days. With challenging days up ahead, both husband and wife are grateful to the American Red Cross for the help they’ve received throughout the disaster. They hope to rebuild their home, including the vegetable garden that was was used to distribute fresh produce to people in need prior to the flooding.
Maru is a volunteer from Denver, CO. She has been deployed to the Hurricane Sandy Response for over 100 days. In this video she expresses her concern for the needs of the Hispanic population and urges people who are bilingual to volunteer with the American Red Cross.