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Donations Help Mantoloking Couple Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Lynn and Roger were given about $40,000 – a fourth of that from the Red Cross.


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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.


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Fire Damages Delaware Home, Family Displaced

The fire, reported shortly after midnight, occurred in the unit block of Second Avenue in Overlook Colony near the Philadelphia Pike in Claymont.


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In Center City, Advanced Workshops For Disaster Relief Workers

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.


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Emergency Organizations Reach Out To Philadelphia’s Commuting Public

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.


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Fire Rips Through Four Homes In Port Richmond, 5 Families Homeless

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.


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Red Cross Awards $2M Housing Grant To Help Repair Homes Damaged By Sandy

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.


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$110 Million Of Red Cross Fund For Sandy Aid Still Unspent

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.


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3 On Your Side: Pool Safety Advice

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.


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Three-Alarm Fire Rips Through Several Row Homes In Allentown

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in Allentown overnight that spread to eight homes.


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3 Children Injured, 1 Critically, In Southwest Philly House Fire

Three children were injured during a house fire in Southwest Philadelphia early Saturday morning.


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CBS Philly Stations Raise More Than $225,000 For Oklahoma Disaster Victims

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.


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Area Supermarket Chain Delivers Red Cross Donations, Starts on Next Campaign

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.


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‘Star Trek’ To Return To Big Screen For 1-Night Special Presentation

The cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be back on the big screen for a one-night special presentation this Thursday.


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What’s Cooking on 1060: Mediterranean Wines, and Two Fundraisers

A local medical practice is hosting a boardwalk-themed fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the Red Cross “Red Ball” is ahead, and a wine bar has a nod to the Ides of March.