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St. Louis Blues Blood Drive

Do you bleed blue? How about O, AB, B negative and A negative? If so, then join the St. Louis Blues on February 1st from 1-7 p.m.  128 more words

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Stop donating high heels and chainsaws to disaster victims, charity begs

If you’re planning to donate your high heels, handbags or chainsaws to charity please don’t.

Aid agencies are fed up with receiving useless items from people because it costs money and time. 308 more words

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Thinking of becoming a Red Cross volunteer? These three opportunities support disaster relief.

This year, are you thinking of becoming a Red Cross volunteer? Right now in Minnesota, we’re recruiting for three opportunities supporting disaster relief. Each position ensures disaster workers can deliver humanitarian aid at home and around the corner.  255 more words

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Using art and learning to treat trauma in France

In France, IRCT member centre Parcours d’Exil uses a vast range of methods to treat their clients. Among these approaches are art therapy, language classes and cultural events, which can help accelerate torture survivors’ recovery. 718 more words

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"Severe blood shortage:" Red Cross in critical need for blood, platelet donations

MILWAUKEE — Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. 938 more words

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Annie sorts out the money.

January 1917 – Annie Wheeler needed to lend money to soldiers on leave from France because the money their mothers had cabled hadn’t arrived and by the time they received their pay they would be back in France.  573 more words

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, over 100 killed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and doctors said. 784 more words

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