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Dave Schrader

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Red Cross ‘Digital Volunteers’ Give You A Role In Disaster Relief

Even though Dallas, Texas and Philadelphia are nearly 1,500-miles apart, 8 volunteers with the South Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Red Cross are on the front lines, helping out with the storm response down there.

04/27/2014

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Dozens Displaced After Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

The Red Cross says 26 adults and three children were affected by the Michener Avenue fire, which broke out early Sunday morning.

02/09/2014

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As Temperatures Drop, Home Fire Risks Go Up

As the American Red Cross tells us, when you are trying to stay warm, it’s always important to stay safe.

01/23/2014

(Residential carbon monoxide detectors are available at hardware stores for under $35.   File photo)

With Rise of CO Poisoning Cases, Red Cross Urges Detectors For All Homes

Dave Schrader, spokesman for the local Red Cross, says the organization has responded to a handful of calls within the past month — the most recent one when carbon monoxide fumes chased a family from their home on Wednesday night in Coatesville.

02/02/2012

Dave Schrader in Joplin, Missouri. (Photo provided by the Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter)

Local Red Cross Representative: Destruction In Joplin ‘Unbelievable’

A representative of the local Red Cross chapter is returning from tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri today. And the devastation has even amazed those for whom disasters are routine.

05/30/2011

(Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes was introduced as the next CEO of The American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter. Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Red Cross Supports Rebuked Pennsylvania Judge As New CEO

A local Red Cross branch that is welcoming a retiring Philadelphia judge as its new CEO says it’s not concerned the judge was recently rebuked by the state Supreme Court.

05/07/2011

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Local Red Cross Chapter To Lend Helping Hand To Victims of Wild Weather In South

The American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter will be sending mental health counselors to the devastated South.

04/29/2011

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