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Stray kitten 'volunteers' for duty as therapy pet for Red Crossers, evacuees 

By Jim McIntyre, American Red Cross 

Houston, Texas – Of course, his name has to be Harvey.

The stray kitten turned up while American Red Cross disaster workers were setting up a shelter at Greenspoint Mall for Hurricane Harvey evacuees. 304 more words

From Allison to Harvey: Faith in Action

By MaryJane Mudd, American Red Cross

Dennis Hayes has a presence about him. Tall, soft-spoken, yet direct, with silver hair and an engaging smile. This church deacon and volunteer American Red Cross shelter manager has a sense of mission too, grounded in his faith. 435 more words

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Red Cross taking technology into hurricane-battered communities

By Jim Burns, American Red Cross 

SEADRIFT, Texas – The 1,000 or so people in this seaside town, like residents in many communities in the Coastal Bend area of the Lone Star State, are facing Texas-sized challenges in their recovery from Hurricane Harvey. 631 more words

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Shelter life behind them,  Evacuees eager to get on with life  

By Krystal Smith, American Red Cross 

DALLAS, Texas – It’s moving day for Sherrie Miles and her two children, and emotions are running high. 

It’s been nearly a month since Sherrie and her family evacuated Port Arthur to escape rising flood waters.  437 more words

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 Dallas homecoming is a fresh start   

By Renee Felton, American Red Cross 

DALLAS, Texas – Keisha Milligan and her 17-year-old son, Kilan, are returning to Dallas, ready to settle down, stay put and get on with their lives. 418 more words

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Final Hurricane Harvey Shelter Closes in DFW

Nearly 34,000 Overnight Shelter Nights Stays Recorded Since Aug. 25

DALLAS (10/1/17) – The City of Dallas and the American Red Cross DFW have closed the final shelter following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall on Aug. 437 more words

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241 Years of Sins, Still No Change.

September 24, 2017, the National Football League takes a stand against Trump. Great right? All is well now right? WRONG! I am really sick and tired of all these fake ‘protest’ or ‘acts of unity’ being done. 1,371 more words