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2014-05-23 08:24:45

Please Give Blood, Take a Class, or Make a Financial Donation WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today kicked off a 100-day campaign urging everyone to help people facing emergency situations this summer by giving blood, making a financial gift or taking a lifesaving class. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope." will continue through September 1 to remind people that this summer is a...

2014-05-16 12:23:07

Progress Report Shows Help and Support One Year After Deadly Storms WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today released a progress report on its work to help people and communities in Oklahoma rebuild and recover since a series of deadly tornadoes hit the state last May. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The Oklahoma Tornados One-Year Update describes the response of the Red Cross immediately after the storms, its work to support...

2014-04-29 12:33:45

Storm still a threat as it moves eastward; people should prepare and use free app alerts WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding across the South and Midwest to help people affected by the massive storm system that has destroyed neighborhoods and left thousands without power. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO Red Cross workers opened or supported community shelters in seven states Monday night including Arkansas,...

2014-04-28 12:36:21

As severe weather threat continues, people should prepare and use free app alerts WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday's devastating tornadoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental...

2014-04-10 16:20:07

Blood donor Maureen Holt signed the hood of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion and will attend Darlington as a 'member' of the No. 16 pit crew WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save...

2014-03-14 08:26:38

The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. According to a recent report the Red Cross humanitarian work has been vital especially in regions of conflict, epidemics and natural disasters. Non-profit organizations have played a key role in global wellness. Surprisingly...

2014-03-07 12:23:57

Online appointment campaign begins at Las Vegas race and concludes in Darlington with one blood donor signing their name on the No. 16 hood WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion sports the first of two #ImProud2Give paint schemes at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this Sunday, March 9. The No. 16 hood is covered with a larger-than-life Red Cross blood donor sticker, advertising Your Name Here and launching a campaign asking blood donors to...

2014-02-17 23:01:24

Local disaster and waste relief service provider encourages Red Cross support and educates on quality solutions they provide for cities and states across the United States. With an average of 91 cents out of every dollar being donated going to fulfill the humanitarian mission, everything the Red Cross does depends on the needs of the people that they service. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Mesa Waste Services is more aware of this than anyone and with their Disaster Relief Portable Sanitation...

2014-02-13 12:28:10

More than 700 People Seek Refuge in 110 Shelters Across Eight States WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding to the huge winter storm barreling up the East Coast and asking people to give blood to make up for the blood drives canceled due to the storm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The storm has caused the cancellation of about 265 Red Cross blood drives in the south and along the East Coast, resulting in...

2014-02-12 12:28:34

Blood Drives Shut Down; More Than 1,000 Canceled Since Start of 2014 WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding across multiple states to the massive winter storm that is affecting people from the Gulf Coast to New England and offers steps people can take to stay safe during this dangerous weather. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The storm is already affecting people across the southern states and as many as 200...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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