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2011-06-10 12:29:00

In less than three months, 80 percent of U.S. donations have been sent to Japan with millions more on the way WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is making another $46 million donation to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its contributions to date to nearly $210 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "I offer you my heart-felt gratitude for your concern, encouragement and assistance," said Tadateru Konoe,...

2011-05-13 10:10:00

Donations for earthquake and tsunami response will be used to help homeless, sick and elderly WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is making another $30 million donation to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its contributions to date to more than $160 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Japanese Red Cross announced a $350 million long-term recovery plan supported by donations from its international partners,...

2011-04-05 15:21:00

Red Cross disaster efforts span 13 states in just the past week WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Red Cross is responding across the South after severe spring storms affected hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee and North Carolina. At the same time, Red Cross disaster workers are on the ground in North Dakota and Minnesota as the Red River continues to rise. In fact, since late March, the Red Cross...

2010-02-12 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today issued a one-month progress report on its efforts to provide food, water, relief supplies, shelter, healthcare, family services and other assistance since the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "Every day since the earthquake, we have been focused on getting aid into the hands of those who need it most," said Gail McGovern, president and chief...

2009-09-17 13:44:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the need for assistance for the victims of the Southern California Station wildfire, Capital Gold Group, Inc. has made a corporate donation to support the much needed efforts of the Red Cross. The Station wildfire, one of the largest in Southern California history, is now 93 percent contained. With over 250 square miles burned and 78 homes destroyed, hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes. The Red Cross provided shelter,...

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