Renee Cardwell Hughes
The American Red Cross and the Philadelphia Fire Department are partnering in an effort to eliminate fire deaths in the city.
“This is an evolving process, so our response is developing as the scope of the situation arises,” says Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Over the weekend, eight volunteers with the Red Cross of Southeastern PA helped out with the agency’s storm response in Dallas.
The local Red Cross chapter now has two volunteers — one a mental health counselor and the other a communications representative — working in the Washington state disaster zone.
This week on “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a new food market/restaurant coming to Old City, a new cookbook by a Philadelphia author, and the Red Cross’ annual ball.
Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called “Family Tracing”.
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.
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.
The Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania has teamed up with Red Paw Emergency Relief, an animal safety organization, for “Fire Safe Fridays.”
The local chapter of the American Red Cross held its annual holiday party Thursday night for children affected by some kind of disaster over the past year.
Change your smoke alarm batteries when you change your clocks, safety officials were urging Philadelphians.
Judge Renee Hughes, CEO of the Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross, says the most useful thing to donate is money.
The American Red Cross is mobilizing in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
Volunteers from the Philadelphia area chapter are helping in efforts there, and the Red Cross is also reminding residents in our area about emergency preparedness for future mishaps, whenever they might occur.
With the threat that Tropical Storm Isaac will make landfall in Florida in the next few days, some specially trained American Red Cross disaster workers from the Philadelphia area have been deployed to the area.