Phila. Fire Dept. and Red Cross Supplying Free Smoke Alarms To Needy HomesThe American Red Cross and the Philadelphia Fire Department are partnering in an effort to eliminate fire deaths in the city.
Philadelphia Groups Joining Worldwide Effort To Help Ebola Victims"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.
Local Red Cross Chapter Also Proving Its Worth NationallyOver the weekend, eight volunteers with the Red Cross of Southeastern PA helped out with the agency's storm response in Dallas.
Philadelphia Red Cross Volunteers Help at Scene of Wash. State MudslideThe 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.
What's Cooking On 1060: Local Marketplace, Global Recipes, and More!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.
Local Red Cross Provides Aid In Wake Of Typhoon's DestructionJudge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called "Family Tracing".
Area Supermarket Chain Delivers Red Cross Donations, Starts on Next CampaignPatrick 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.
What's Cooking on 1060: Mediterranean Wines, and Two FundraisersA 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.
Local Red Cross and Animal Sheltering Group Make Fridays a Fire Safety DayThe Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania has teamed up with Red Paw Emergency Relief, an animal safety organization, for "Fire Safe Fridays."
Holiday Cheer For Children Who Have Had A Tough YearThe 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.
Time To Change Batteries In Old-Style Smoke Alarms, Philadelphia Officials SayChange your smoke alarm batteries when you change your clocks, safety officials were urging Philadelphians.
Red Cross Seeking Donations To Help Offset 'Sandy' Relief EffortsJudge Renee Hughes, CEO of the Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross, says the most useful thing to donate is money.
Local Red Cross Readies Emergency Supplies For Hurricane ReliefThe American Red Cross is mobilizing in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
Red Cross Workers From Philadelphia Help Coordinate 'Isaac' Relief EffortVolunteers 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.
Philadelphia-Area Red Cross Dispatches Workers To 'Isaac' Threat ZoneWith 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.