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8/4/2019 - Tropical Storm Edouard May Bring Severe Weather Conditions
Hurricane season is in full swing with Tropical Storm Edouard churning in the Gulf of Mexico. As Red Cross workers continue to provide for the needs of people whose homes were flooded and damaged by winds from Hurricane Dolly; others are being dispatched to prepare for potential hurricane conditions, resulting from Edouard.
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8/4/2019 - Hot Dogs are Not Happy Dogs
As we enter the final leg of summer, many Americans will be flocking to the beach for vacations of fun and sun. Others might choose to save money on gas and host a picnic in their own backyard. However we spend our summer days, pets are often included in the trips and festivities.
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8/4/2019 - There must be something in the water.
Brandon Sports & Aquatic Center, a provider of American Red Cross aquatics programs, has helped train at least one Summer Games athlete every year since 1968, including three-time gold medalist Brooke Bennett of Plant City, Florida.
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8/1/2019 - Brickyard Victory Pushes Racing for Relief Donation Over $25,000
Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson’s efforts on the track this weekend raised $12,480, which includes $4,800 for a victory finish, to benefit the American Red Cross as part of Lowe’s Racing for Relief program. After nearly three and a half hours, Johnson completed 160 laps at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Sunday.
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8/1/2019 - Sunoco and Pocono Raceway Partner with Red Cross to Help Disaster Victims
Sunoco and Pocono Raceway will come together to help the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter (SEPA) at this weekend’s 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.
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8/1/2019 - Red Cross Partners with Catholic Charities to Aid Hurricane Dolly Victims in South Texas
To help victims of Hurricane Dolly, the American Red Cross has partnered with Catholic Charities USA of the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas. Together they have established four bulk distribution sites in the Rio Grande Valley to help meet the emergency needs of Hurricane Dolly victims. The Red Cross is providing clean-up kits and personal care supplies for those impacted by the disaster, while the Catholic Charities are providing water, basic food essentials and other items to meet the needs of those impacted by Hurricane Dolly.
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7/30/2008 - Safety tips for your visit to the beach
The lazy, hazy days of summer are here and many of us are heading to the beach for fun and sun.  The American Red Cross and the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) would like everyone to enjoy their time by offering tips for both ocean and beach safety. 
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7/29/2008 - Red Cross Launches Dog Days of Summer Campaign to Promote Pet Safety
The American Red Cross is barking about the Dog Days of Summer campaign to promote Red Cross pet safety to help keep furry friends safe during peak summer months.  Do you know how to protect your pet from the heat or what to do if your pet is hurt or chokes on a toy? It’s time you learn a new trick or two.
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7/27/2008 - Texas Welcomes Help from American Red Cross Following Hurricane Dolly
Communities from South Padre to Laredo are breathing a sigh of relief following the departure of Tropical Depression Dolly. Dolly hit South Padre Island on Wednesday, July 23, 2019, as a Category 2 Hurricane, and brought fierce winds and buckets of rain with her to Southeast Texas.
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7/23/2008 - Hurricane Dolly Makes Landfall as Red Cross Volunteers Assist Evacuees
Hurricane Dolly made landfall Wednesday morning as a Category 2 storm drenching the coast of Texas with torrential rain. Forecasters are predicting up to 15 inches of rain in some isolated areas. The American Red Cross responded quickly to the storm by supporting an open shelter in San Antonio the day before, which was already housing 198 evacuees by midnight, hours before the storm made landfall.
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7/21/2008 - Red Cross lifeguards oversee Olympic trials
Watching them glide through the water at record speeds cheered on by thousands of adoring fans, one would probably never think that an Olympian may need assistance in the pool. But that has always been the role of the Red Cross: to help when the unthinkable strikes.
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7/16/2008 - Positive Stories Come Out of Difficult Times
California wildfire relief efforts have shifted from the emergency phase to the recovery phase and the Red Cross has opened a service center and two direct distribution sites to help meet the disaster-caused needs of those affected by the wildfires. While many residents are well on their way to recovery, the memories of their ordeal are still fresh in their minds. Thankfully, stories of help and hope have emerged, making this difficult time just a little bit easier.
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7/16/2008 - American Red Cross Stands Up For Iowa Tornado, Flood Victims May-July, 2008
Responding to what Iowa Gov. Chet Culver called, “the worst natural disaster in Iowa history,” the American Red Cross mounted a robust relief operation to bring aid to tens of thousands of Iowans affected by tornadoes and floods in the spring and early summer of 2008.
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7/14/2008 - Red Cross Shelter Provides Comfort In Many Different Ways
The American Red Cross continues to provide wildfire disaster relief in California, with 3 shelters currently open. Nearly 1,500 individuals have registered in the shelters since the wildfires began and a little more than 2,500 overnight stays have been provided. In addition, in excess of 7,000 meals have been supplied and more than 1,000 comfort kits distributed.
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7/11/2019 - “Come Bat for Measles”: Another Strike Against a Deadly Disease
This summer the Red Cross Club at the University of South Carolina (USC) is swinging into action to fight measles. From May 30 to June 1, 50 youth fast-pitch softball teams from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia gathered near USC’s campus to compete in the Come Bat for Measles tournament. Attracting a crowd of approximately 1,500 people, the tournament helped raise more than $11,000 for the Measles Initiative.
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7/11/2019 - Red Cross Reunites Siblings Separated by WWII
Over the past 66 years, Irene Famulak’s thoughts often strayed thousands of miles from her home in Philadelphia, PA.
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7/11/2019 - American Red Cross Continues to Provide Wildfire Disaster Relief
The American Red Cross continues to manage seven shelters to assist those affected by the California Wildfires. The shelters provide food, drinks and a safe place to rest for those affected by the wildfire evacuations.  The Red Cross has additional shelters locations on standby should additional evacuations be issued.
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7/10/2019 - Red Cross NASCAR Partners Rally to Support Relief Efforts
3M Company and Lowe’s Companies Inc. are supporting American Red Cross disaster relief efforts throughout the Central United States by providing the Red Cross with visibility at this weekend’s NASCAR race in Chicago.
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7/9/2019 - Super Bowl Hero Inspires Hometown
The American Red Cross holds a special place in the hearts of Kurt Warner, quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, and his wife Brenda. The Iowa natives visited Cedar Rapids Tuesday to help the Red Cross hand out meals, bottled water, smiles and hugs.
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7/8/2019 - Family Grateful for Red Cross Caring
The house and land on Neal Road has been in the Pickard family for over forty years. For the last few, it has just been Stephen Pickard, his 17 year-old son Jean Luc and the family dog Tracy.
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