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2014-09-30 12:35:02

PERTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in 2013 deadly weather caused more than $8 billion in property damage, and failing to prepare for extreme weather events has cost the United States $1.15 trillion in economic losses between 1980 and 2010. Recognizing how emergency preparedness strategies can mitigate damages and keep individuals and families safe, representatives from the American Red Cross, FEMA, PSE&G and...

2014-09-23 20:22:49

CARLSBAD, N.M., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced it is contributing $35,000 to the American Red Cross in New Mexico for disaster relief efforts in areas of the state that recently experienced heavy rainfall and flash flooding, including Eddy County and the community of Carlsbad. The American Red Cross established a shelter at Carlsbad High School as several neighborhoods were evacuated during the worst of the flooding....

2014-09-09 00:23:23

New Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a...

2014-09-08 23:10:22

In time for Emergency Preparedness Month, LuminAID light provides tips for what to include in an emergency kit. The LuminAID is an innovative solar-powered inflatable light that can be charged in the sun during the day, providing up to 16 hours of LED light at night. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Late summer brings unpredictable weather, even hurricanes and tropical storms. If you’re lucky, you may have a few days to prepare before a disaster strikes, but in most emergency...

2014-09-08 23:00:09

Flexible Rewards Platform Featured on American Red Cross’ New Blood Donor App is the “Rewards Program of the Future” for Retailers, Nonprofits and Consumers. New York, NY, San Francisco, CA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 WeWIN, a division of New York City based Axle Digital, will unveil the first API-based (Application Programming Interface) rewards program integrated into a nonprofit’s mobile application during CTIA Super Mobility Week 2014 being held September 9...

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...

2014-09-02 12:23:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Disney today unveiled a new disaster preparedness video, featuring Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, to help teach kids and families the importance of preparing for natural disasters and other emergencies. The spot will run on Disney Channel as part of National Preparedness Month in September. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "When a disaster strikes, it is critical that the...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-26 12:28:18

Sport Clips donates free haircut coupons for those who donate during September WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that "Saving Lives Never Looked So Good." During September, people who donate blood or platelets at Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers will receive a coupon for a free haircut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "This is a great way for Sport...

2014-08-26 08:33:18

North Carolina Marketer and CITGO Sponsor Local Blood Drive RED SPRINGS, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 2, CITGO Marketer John's Fuel Service and the CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip team hosted an American Red Cross blood drive at the Prospect United Methodist Church in Maxton, N.C. The event attracted more than 30 attendees, who gave one pint of blood each, an exceptional turnout for a rural area. Participants were entertained by CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip hosts Adam and...


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