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#GiveWhatFireTakes Asks Community To Help Restore Dignity For Fire Victims

In southern Nevada, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster every 19 hours – most of these are home fires. In many cases, the only things a family may have left are the clothes in which they escaped.  352 more words

Hudson fire displaces 25 people

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10)— Twenty-five people are displaced after a fire in Hudson on Saturday night.

Officials say the fire broke out around 10:45 p.m. at an apartment building at 336 State St. 99 more words


Red Cross hopes to save more lives with smoke-alarm giveaway

The American Red Cross is trying to save lives, by giving away free smoke alarms.

The Hawaii State Chapter’s volunteers were stationed at various locations across the state to give people the opportunity to sign-up for free smoke alarms with installation appointments. 176 more words


It is Better to Give than to ReTweet

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” (#alsicebucketchallenge) that exploded on the internet in 2014 certainly demonstrated the power of Social Media in raising both awareness and funds for a charitable cause. 1,020 more words

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Fire pulls College Prep basketball family together

When the Northeast College Prep varsity basketball team plays its high school playoff game on Saturday, Tara Johnson will be somewhere in the bleachers.

This is expected. 893 more words


Apartment fire: Jacksonville comes to the rescue

It only takes a second for disaster to turn lives upside down. A large fire swept through this Arlington apartment complex Wednesday morning, severely damaging multiple units. 123 more words