RED CROSS News:
ALBUQUERQUE – March is Red Cross Month. The month will culminate with a call for financial donations to #help1family on American Red Cross Giving Day—Wednesday, March 27 (redcross.org/givingday), uniting with thousands of people like to help families during the first devastating hours of a disaster.
These gifts can provide hope and urgent relief, like food, shelter and other essentials, for families who need it most.
EVERY DAY, VOLUNTEERS HELP
Every eight minutes in the U.S., the Red Cross connects with a family who has lost everything to a home fire or other disaster—the roof over their heads, their clothes, their most cherished possessions. This past year was no exception—and the need continues today.
Last year, Red Cross volunteers helped millions of people reeling from a second consecutive year of record wildfires, hurricanes, tragic shootings and other large disasters across the country. Volunteer heroes from every region responded to deliver urgent relief and care in people’s darkest hours.
HOW YOU CAN #HELP1FAMILY Learn more about how you can help by visiting The American Red Cross New Mexico, Arizona and El Paso Region www.redcross.org/local/arizona-new-mexico-el-paso.html
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.