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2/26/2007No obstacle too big to stop this Red Cross employee
Born prematurely and blind, Robert Thompson is not one for taking small steps as his parents, who raised him along with five other children in Arkansas, learned when he announced he was moving to California.
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2/23/2007Long-time volunteer shares his life and lifesavings skills with the world
said George Hale, who has contributed 35 years of voluntary service to the American Red Cross. s Day is a day to celebrate love and friendship with your main squeeze or other loved ones. Demonstrate your love by learning skills that can help save a life in an emergency. Knowing CPR is an invaluable skill  more...

2/13/2007Overnight storm, apparent tornado strike New Orleans area
Residents and visitors in New Orleans and surrounding communities received a rude and frightening awakening when an apparent tornado struck the area at 3:30 this morning, knocking out power and damaging buildings including homes and hotels.
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2/6/2007NAACP Leadership Receives Red Cross Disaster Training
The training was part of a national partnership to train NAACP members as Red Cross disaster volunteers throughout the country.
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2/5/2007Red Cross provides support and sustenance as a devastated town begins to mend
The Red Cross and its emergency response vehicles (ERVs) were positioned throughout the small town of Paisley, Fla., ready to provide food, water, cleaning supplies and support to the town's residents and volunteers who were still too shocked to describe the destruction.
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2/4/2007Red Cross continues to provide care and comfort to tornado survivors in Central Florida
Looking to dodge a frigid Pennsylvania winter, retired couple Mary and Lou Sabers moved two weeks ago to Lady Lake b> — Florida Tornadoes Spur Major Red Cross Response
Central Florida residents and vacationers received a devastating blow to the start of February as tornadoes ripped through communities across the state, prompting Florida Gov. Charlie Crist to declare a state of emergency in Lake, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties.
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1/23/2007Red Cross Ready-to-Go kit quick to receive national recognition
The American Red Cross Ready-to-Go Emergency Preparedness Kit, a product just introduced last fall, has been honored by Quick & Simple magazine as one of the best of 2007. The latest in a full line of products from the Red Cross took home the top award in thes Eve of 2005, as disturbing images of the Indian Ocean tsunami gripped the world, American Red Cross Tracing Delegate Sara Blandford boarded a plane.
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1/4/2007California students raise funds to support Measles Initiative
After earning a precious $6 from doing his chores all week, a 9-year-old in Saugus, Calif., knew exactly how he would spend it. Handing it over to his teacher the next day, his eyes sparkling with pride, he knew the sacrifice was going to be worth it.
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12/29/2006Red Cross helps Florida residents recover from tornadoes
Residents are beginning to clean up and recover possessions from homes damaged by a series of tornadoes that ripped through four Florida counties on Christmas day.
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12/28/2006Red Cross helps connect, comfort two marine moms
Lance Corporals Eric Herzberg and Sebastian Ploszaj graduated from their respective high schools in 2005, and both joined the Marines with dreams of attending college one day.
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12/27/2006American Red Cross honors humanitarian workers serving overseas
Like all national societies in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), the mission of the American Red Cross is focused on providing life-saving programs and services to local communities, and that mission often extends to helping neighbors around the world.
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12/27/2006Red Cross responds to emerging needs of tsunami survivors
Two years after a tsunami devastated the Sri Lankan coastline and forced thousands of people to resettle inland, many families have settled into new homes. This includes families who have moved to a brand new community in Walahanduwa near the southern city of Galle. While the people in this community are thankful for their new homes, conditions around the homes have deteriorated to the point that residents face a renewed threat of illness and disease.
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12/22/2006 devoted to helping others
Abu Bakar Cendol, born Dec. 26, 1960, had spent much of his life selling ice cream in and around the village of Punge Jurong, where he lived with his wife and five children. A well-respected village chief, Cendol was a model of leadership and success in this community of more than 4,000 people, but to many he is simply known as the
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12/22/2006Winter storm brings rain, flooding to Gulf Coast communities
For the residents of New Orleans and surrounding areas, a winter storm delivering heavy rains throughout the region may be bringing with it an eerie sense of dij` vu along with the flooding
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12/22/2006Red Cross lends a helping hand to stranded travelers
A severe snowstorm blew through Colorado earlier this week, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places and stranding thousands of holiday travelers. After pummeling the Denver metropolitan area with a reported total of 25 inches of snow, the storm moved east affecting Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming.
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12/21/2006Red Cross blood donor e-cards brighten holidays
At a time of the year when blood supplies traditionally can reach dangerously low levels in hospitals nationwide, the American Red Cross is hopeful that people will consider giving a different kind of holiday gift. A holiday-themed e-card campaign encourages the public to donate blood.
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12/21/2006Red Cross assists Pacific Northwest residents after severe storm
Only a few thousand residents in the Pacific Northwest remain without power today, reports the New York Times, down from more than 1 million during the peak outages after the biggest windstorm the region has experienced in more than a decade struck late last week.
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12/19/2006Holiday Safety, A Gift For Everyone
As kids throughout the country are counting down the days until they can unwrap their presents, the American Red Cross reminds parents to use caution and care for gift giving and decking the halls.
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