Local American Red Cross responds to affected areas of Hurricane Katrina

Call 1-800-HELP NOW

From press release

In response to Hurricane Katrina, the Red Cross has mobilized a massive relief effort. The American Red Cross is providing safe shelter for thousands from the panhandle of Florida west across coastal Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia and Texas. The Red Cross is mobilizing every available resource from across the country, including thousands of staff and volunteers to respond to this storm. Your help is needed right away. Please call 1-800-HELP NOW to assist the victims of this and other disasters by making a financial contribution to the American Red Cross.

Call 1-800-HELP NOW and HELP TOUCH PEOPLE’S LIVES.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by donations of time and money from American people. You can help the Red Cross assist the victims of this and thousands of other disasters across the country by making financial gifts to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need. You can make a secure online credit card donation or call 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669) or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish). Or you may send your donation to Rock River Chapter, American Red Cross, 727 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61103 or to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013. Internet users can make a secure online credit card contribution by visiting www.redcross.org.

From the Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2005, issue

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