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11/22/2006 - Alma Powell Lauds Red Cross at Youth Symposium

America’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth, a non-profit organization founded by retired Army General Colin Powell, recently hosted a youth symposium in the American Red Cross Board of Governors Hall in its historic national headquarters building on 17th Street in Washington, D.C. – an area in the heart of D.C. often referred to as Red Cross Square.

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11/22/2006 - Red Cross Launches Hip, Yet Historical Clothing Line

Calling it “Glam that gives back,” the American Red Cross has launched a new line of hip T-shirts dubbed Apparel for Life.

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11/22/2006 - Thanks for Giving: Planned Gifts — Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

The holiday season is upon us. It is a time when friends and family gather to enjoy the bounty of the year, express gratitude and exchange gifts. While many people are giving thanks for the blessings or gifts they have received over the last year, there are those who are thinking about what they have been blessed to give and will leave behind someday – in the hopes of making the world a better place.

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11/20/2006 - When a picture is actually worth a thousand words

Five continents, 180 countries and initiatives ranging from public health to disaster preparedness has led one 9-year-old to a million smiles.

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11/20/2006 - Tornado survivor: ‘I felt like the last person on earth’

The rain continued to pour as Riegelwood, N.C., resident Cissy Kennedy ran out of her house and into the most terrifying scene she’d ever witnessed.

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11/16/2006 - Youth Volunteers Reinvigorate Houston’s Red Cross Club School Program

Several high school American Red Cross Clubs in Houston have renewed energy and strength this school year because of the leadership skills of nine youth volunteers.

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11/16/2006 - Red Cross responds to severe weather in the South

A severe weather front that began wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast states yesterday is today moving east and north up the coast—bringing thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic states.

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11/14/2006 - Warehouse Workers and American Red Cross support integral to success of flood relief in Ethiopia

Besides a network of more than 97 million volunteers throughout the world, one of the most important ingredients of success of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement) is its system of warehouses.

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11/14/2006 - Honoring All Who Served

On a warm and glorious Saturday in November, thousands gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all United States veterans, in celebration of their lives and contributions during the 53rd Annual Veterans Day National Ceremony.

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11/13/2006 - American Red Cross says “Thanks for Giving”

Days are shorter and chillier, trees are dressed in autumnal hues of gold, brown, orange and red and familiar comfort foods cook away as thoughts turn to family, friends and blessings to be counted — it is a time for reflection and for giving thanks.

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11/13/2006 - American Red Cross Delegation Visits Clean Water Projects in Ethiopia

With barely any rainfall during the year, Ethiopia usually does not even receive enough water for the daily needs of its people. Receiving less than 1,500 mm (approximately 59 inches) of rainfall annually, the dry season is especially difficult for the most vulnerable in the population – women, children and the sick.

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11/11/2019 - American Red Cross, Honoring Veterans Today and Everyday

Every year on Nov. 11, America takes time out to honor veterans from all conflicts and every branch of the United States military for their dedication, sacrifices and service. For more than a century, the American Red Cross has honored members of the military by serving the men and women who serve their country and their families.

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11/10/2019 - Red Cross Chapters Coordinate Response in Flooded Pacific Northwest

Record setting rains drenched the Pacific Northwest earlier this week causing hundreds of evacuations, school closings and widespread damages to roadways and homes. The storm dumped three to 15 inches of rain on parts of Oregon by Tuesday and parts of Washington were pummeled with up to 8 inches in just 24 hours.

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11/8/2019 - Dance-a-thon fundraiser supports Measles Initiative

Led by their president, Gopal Narsimhamurthy, the Youth Council of the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey sponsored a dance-a-thon that raised nearly $10,000 for the Measles Initiative.

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11/7/2019 - New York students raise money to fight measles

In between mastering the latest video game and coping with math homework, some may think the busy youth of today do not have time to volunteer or lend a hand to help someone in need. However, many youth in America are finding a bond with other children around the world who need their help to fight a disease that has been virtually eradicated in the U.S.

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11/2/2019 - College Rivalry Swells Red Cross Blood Inventory

Each year members of the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State/PSU) American Red Cross Club organize blood drives to correspond with the seasons. Called the “PSU-MSU Challenge,” the autumn/Thanksgiving blood drives pit students from Penn State University against students at their rival school, Michigan State University.

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10/31/2006 - A Happy Halloween, Not a Fright Night

The big day has arrived—today is Halloween, and as children and parents alike begin the countdown to candy, the American Red Cross offers tips for ensuring that whether it's a night of trick-or-treating or a haunted holiday party, your night will remain fright-free.

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10/30/2006 - California Wildfire Prompts Swift Response from Red Cross.

Officials are confident that the raging wildfire that broke out last week and destroyed more than 40,000 acres of land near Palm Springs, Calif., will be fully contained by Monday evening. The blaze that burned throughout the weekend was fueled by heavy winds. Hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate their homes as firefighters used air tankers, helicopters and bulldozers to fight the blaze.

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10/27/2006 - Perfect time to prepare

This weekend, people across the country will turn their clocks back an hour as daylight savings comes to an end. In addition to gaining an hour of sleep, this annual turning back of the clock is a handy reminder to take time out to prepare for life’s emergencies.

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10/20/2006 - Heavy Rains Pound Southern States

Heavy thunder storms that began rolling through the Gulf Coast early this week dumped more than 10 inches of rain in Houston, Texas, and spread as far east as Louisiana. High winds and widespread flooding forced many residents to evacuate their homes. Trained American Red Cross disaster workers are continuing to provide emergency services across the region.

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