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Red Cross member returns from deployment to Kuwait

By Sigrid Ehlers  JACKSONILLE, NC – At a military base in Kuwait, two women bond over stories about their families. One woman is Kuwaiti and the other is a staff member of the American Red Cross. Debra Moore, who was … Continue reading

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Open Letter from a Home Fire Survivor

To Whom It May Concern: What is the American Red Cross? This is a question that I didn’t know the answer, too, until tragedy struck my family. You have an idea, but do you really know? On February 25, 2014 … Continue reading

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What Does the American Red Cross Do for the Armed Services?

Well, actually quite a bit, and we want to make sure active/retired service personnel and their families know what support is available to them. On Friday, December 12th, a small band of Red Cross volunteers attended the National Guard’s retiree … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Donor Inducted into the Fenwal Donation Hall of Fame

Cary resident, Michael Zapata, Jr. recognized for commitment to blood donation Thursday, Nov. 6 at Durham Blood Donation Center. American Red Cross blood and platelet donor Michael Zapata, Jr. is one of 15 donors nationwide inducted into the Donation Hall … Continue reading

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Recognizing our volunteers in Coastal Carolina – Newbern, NC

The American Red Cross- Coastal Carolina Chapter, Newbern, N.C. held its Volunteer Recognition event on October 16th at the Broadcreek Recreation Center. Approximately 30 volunteers attended the program that highlighted the services and programs the Red Cross has done in … Continue reading

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Sampson County Fire Claims Lives, Inspires Hope

by: James Jarvis, American Red Cross Andre Smith, or ‘Dre as his friends called him, loved video games, playing basketball, and watching professional wrestling. At ten years old, he was a full-loving child who always had a smile on his … Continue reading

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Community Partners Support Fire Prevention Campaign

A mobile home fire took the lives of six individuals on September 1st 2014 in Sampson County, NC and a result the community partners within the county and state banded together to do a fire prevention campaign on October 4th … Continue reading

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