Mark your calendars for a series of webinars specially developed for members of the Alliance for Response community! Learn from your peers about best practices for organizing your network; discover how to integrate volunteer efforts; get tips on how to navigate the Public Assistance process; develop tabletop exercises for training; learn about how to communicate effectively during an emergency, and discover some best practices for fundraising! 200 more words
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Volunteers Respond to Provide Assistance for Immediate Needs
After Keith Dulin’s kitchen caught fire in November, the intense stench made it difficult for him to stay in his apartment in Shaker Heights. 214 more words
It was an ordinary August morning for Edna Norton until she returned home to find her house ablaze.
Surrounded by nearly a dozen fire trucks, Norton rushed to meet her family outside of their home in Ravenna, Ohio. 228 more words
The United Methodist Church is restoring hope in Haiti by helping the country recover after Hurricane Matthew.
Bishop Tracy S. Malone and Bishop Sally Dyck thank the… 209 more words
Children Receive Stuffed Toys to Help Them Through Crisis
Cara Hunt was at home with her three young children when their upstairs caught fire in September. 196 more words
A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand’s South Island early Monday, killing at least two people, causing damage to buildings and prompting emergency services to warn people along the coast to move to higher ground to avoid tsunami waves. 594 more words
Welcome to our new American Red Cross of Massachusetts Regional blog, where we hope to open a window into how much good we do here at the Red Cross and how, each and every day (and night), we help people on what will most likely become the worst day of their lives. 532 more words