American Red Cross
Since opening up a 24-hour call center in Philadelphia to help people looking for friends and family in the Philippines on Saturday, the local chapter of the Red Cross says more than 300 calls have come in.
Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called “Family Tracing”.
Lynn and Roger were given about $40,000 – a fourth of that from the Red Cross.
One Year After Superstorm Sandy, American Red Cross Holds “Thank a Thon” Phone Bank at CBS 3’s Studios
In an effort to show further gratitude, the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania will be holding a “Thank a Thon” phone bank at CBS 3’s studios on Tuesday, October 29th from 12pm – 7pm.
The fire, reported shortly after midnight, occurred in the unit block of Second Avenue in Overlook Colony near the Philadelphia Pike in Claymont.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the Red Cross invited members of the South Philadelphia-based Red Paw Emergency Relief Team to its disaster training institute.
FEMA, Amtrak police, and the Red Cross were among the many agencies who set up information booths inside the main lobby at the 30th Street train station.
The blaze broke out around 1 a.m. Sunday at a row home along the 2800 block of Memphis Street and quickly spread to three other homes.
The American Red Cross has awarded a $2 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to repair dozens of New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren’t immediately apparent in the disaster’s wake.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has new numbers from the Consumer Product Safety Commission indicating young children are most susceptible to drowning accidents.
Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in Allentown overnight that spread to eight homes.
Three children were injured during a house fire in Southwest Philadelphia early Saturday morning.
The CBS Local Media stations in Philadelphia raised more than $225,000 Thursday for the American Red Cross relief effort in the wake of the horrific and deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma as part of their “Operation Brotherly Love: Helping Moore” event.
Patrick Burns, president and CEO of the Fresh Grocer supermarkets, handed the mock check to Renee Cardwell Hughes, the Red Cross chapter CEO, during a brief ceremony inside the Fresh Grocer store in the 5600 block of Chestnut Street, in West Philadelphia.