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2011-05-23 12:19:00

Military members and their families now need just one phone number for emergency communications WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing effort to better serve the military community, the American Red Cross today announced that it will move to a single telephone number for its emergency communication services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Beginning June 13, 2011, at 8:00 a.m.

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,...

2011-04-29 12:06:00

Support for Japan earthquake and tsunami response and recovery now $133 million WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today committed another $30 million to the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief and recovery efforts, bringing the organization's total contribution to $133.5 million.

2011-04-28 13:15:00

MONTREAL, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) announced today it has teamed up with the Canadian Red Cross to recruit and train corporate employees as disaster volunteers to help the agency respond to natural disasters.

2011-04-28 12:25:00

Disaster workers, meals, equipment and blood headed to area hardest hit.

2011-04-21 00:00:30

Joseph Federico, VP at NJMET in Clifton, NJ, Announced That NJMET will Sponsor its Sixth Fundraising Bus Trip to Atlantic City on Saturday, October 8, 2011.

2011-04-18 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide relief to people affected by the deadly tornadoes and scorching wildfires that left a path of destruction in six states across the south over the weekend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Strong tornadoes ripped homes off their foundations, destroyed businesses and schools, overturned cars and buses, uprooted trees and downed power lines in...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

CGI member support and matching funds aid the American Red Cross in Japan Fairfax, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 CGI Group Inc (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services today donated $60,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in Japan given the recent tragic events taken place last month. Donna Morea, CGI President, U.S., Europe and Asia said, "The outpour of member support to assist Japan is what makes CGI a company...

2011-04-11 11:12:00

Money to equip temporary shelters for survivors and other emergency relief and recovery needs WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced plans to make an additional commitment of $40 million dollars to the Japanese Red Cross, which would bring its total contributions to $100 million.

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET’s 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to relieve suffering following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the north of Japan. Clifton, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET’s 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to...

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.