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4/25/2007 - The American Red Cross kicks-off "Fight the Bite" campaign for Malaria Awareness Day

Today, in recognition of the first-ever Malaria Awareness Day in the United States, the American Red Cross launched its "Fight the Bite" campaign against malaria. Over the next two weeks, Red Cross volunteers in more than 50 cities across the country will be carrying out events, such as talent shows, bake sales, information booths, and classroom activities, to raise awareness about malaria.

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4/24/2007 - "Hot List Party" Highlights Volunteerism, Silent Auction Benefits Red Cross

 Condé Nast Traveler magazine hosted its annual "Hot List" party on Thursday, April 19 at The Bowery Hotel in New York City.

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4/22/2007 - Shelter from the Storm


Barbara Beigel, a staffer at the Bergen-Hudson Chapter of the American Red Cross worked throughout the early morning hours of April 15 helping to set up shelters and comfort communities displaced by the rising flood waters from the spring nor'easter storm. Financial development workers like Beigel may have an underserved reputation for being serious, humorless people. But once officially off the job for the Red Cross, Beigel transformed herself into Glitter the

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4/22/2007 - Pioneer Valley Volunteers Give Back to the Community

Westchester County, NY - For Red Cross volunteers Gene Corbett and Steve Warbridge, their work on the New York flooding relief effort was not only a chance to give back to a community damaged by flooding, but also a chance to get to know each other as members of the same chapter - Pioneer Valley - in Massachusetts.

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4/22/2007 - Pets Depend On Us for their Safety

"My dog was swimming in the living room." That's how nine-year-old Tiffany Zapatta remembers the evening when a Nor'easter blew into Bound Brook, N.J.

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4/22/2007 - Nor’easter Leaves Many Wondering How They Will Manage

April showers are normally welcomed for the May flowers they will bring. But this April, showers turned into a fierce Nor'easter, leaving many across the Eastern seaboard wondering how they will manage in the months to come.

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4/22/2007 - Picking Up the Pieces After the Floods

On this beautiful, sunny Sunday 20 miles north of Manhattan, it looks like a typical spring day in Hartsdale – families riding bicycles, kids playing catch and joggers shuffling to the rhythm of their iPods. But as you take a look around, it's not business as usual. The devastating Nor'easter that swept through the Northeast part of the country last week left multiple towns without power, hundreds of businesses closed and thousands of families picking up the pieces of their lives washed away by floods.

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4/20/2007 - Red Cross Chapter Eagerly Trains Its Youth Community

The American Red Cross of Central South Carolina Chapter and the Blood Services for that region received a $1000 youth program grant, awarded by the American Red Cross organization, to promote their initiative to encourage youth to participate in local community service programs. This chapter plans to join hands with their precious youth to observe National and Global Youth Service Day, April 20-22, by using the grant to organize a Youth Training Institute (YTI) at its location in Columbia, South Carolina on April 21st.

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4/18/2007 - Outstanding Youth Program of the Augusta Chapter

Kids today are thrown into a world where they can easily spend their time playing video games or searching the Internet. However, you might say that the kids in Augusta, Ga., are a little different.

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4/18/2007 - Youth Volunteers Help Train "Safe Kids"

On Saturday, April 21st, (which is National Youth Service Day), 21 Red Cross Club high school volunteers will teach children Basic Aid Training. Randi Zimmerman, the Youth Services Coordinator for the Ventura County Chapter in California, said this training will allow kids to respond to emergency situations by teaching them to identify and prevent harmful situations and treat common injuries.

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4/18/2007 - Observer Trip Showcases Health Programs in Vietnam and Cambodia

American Red Cross Board of Governors members, National Celebrity Cabinet member Elisabeth Rohm, and Senior Vice President of International Services David Meltzer will visit Red Cross programs in Vietnam and Cambodia April 23-28. They will witness first-hand the programs supported by the American Red Cross and its local Red Cross partners, which are improving the health of mothers, children and their families.

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4/18/2007 - Red Cross Offers Resources to Help Children and Adults Cope with Tragedy

Monday's events at the Virginia Tech campus represent a tragedy of monumental proportions. Over the next several days, there will undoubtedly be a great deal of national media coverage about this tragic event prompting young people to have questions that are difficult to answer or relay fears regarding their personal safety. Adults, including parents and caregivers may also experience their own reactions and be unsure about how to cope themselves.

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4/17/2007 - American Red Cross Aids University Community Following Virginia Tech Shooting

The Montgomery-Floyd Chapter of the American Red Cross continues to assist students, families and emergency workers today in the wake of a deadly school shooting at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.

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4/17/2007 - Red Crosser making home away from home

The roles that American Red Cross staff take on in providing services to members of the military and their families abroad are varied in description and execution, but the core meaning is the same – to keep soldiers who are serving their country connected with family in times of emergency.

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4/16/2007 - Youth Involvement Strategic Investment Grant Project—Lock-In Event

What do you get when you mix 50 fourth, fifth, and sixth-graders with 12 hours of high energy and disaster relief preparedness? A Red Cross lock-in event!

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4/11/2019 - Red Cross responds to double disaster in Maine

“About 11:00 o’clock on Wednesday night there were three loud explosions outside my house, and I looked out and saw flaming wires falling to the ground,” said Carolyn Keith. “Then all the lights went out all up and down Ferry Street where I live, and I lost power at my house too.”

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4/11/2019 - Are You Aware of How to Give Your Pets the Best Care?

The American Red Cross wants pet owners to remember there is still time to celebrate National Pet First Aid Awareness Month by learning the necessary steps to keep your pets safe.

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4/4/2019 - Promoting HIV Prevention while strengthening Partnerships: Red Cross societies meet in Haiti for a cross-country exchange

The Haitian Red Cross hosted seven Red Cross Societies from around the world March 3-16, 2007 for a workshop designed to increase the impact of Together We Can, an HIV prevention peer education program.

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4/4/2019 - Linking Sioux Falls to Freetown

Anthony Neufville has not seen his grandmother since he was two-years-old. Now 19, he always believed his grandmother, Sarah, was dead—a victim of the civil war in Liberia. "She left our home in 1990 to search for my aunt and uncle," he explains. She never returned. "Our grandfather had died and we never got any information about our grandmother. We tried to find her, but after so many years we lost hope she might be alive."

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4/4/2019 - Solomon Islands Tsunami Prompts American Red Cross Response

A devastating tsunami struck off the coast of the Western Provinces of the Solomon Islands early this week following a powerful earthquake and many subsequent after shocks. The first quake reached a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale, causing much destruction throughout the island nation. Many shocks were felt for several days following the massive wave that destroyed homes, hospitals and schools.

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