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Red Cross Disaster Relief truck. (Getty Images/Spencer Platt) FILE.

Fire At High Rise Sends 2 Seniors To Hospital, Red Cross Assisting Others

A two-alarm fire in a senior high rise apartment building sent dozens of residents out of the building, wondering where they will spend the night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

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Winter Storm Watch Issued For Metro Detroit; Up To A Foot Expected

Up to an inch of snow an hour is expected on Sunday.

CBS Detroit–01/03/2014

A young survivor rests on a pedicab surrounded by debris caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 11, 2013. The United States, Australia and the United Nations mobilised emergency aid to the Philippines as the scale of the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan emerged on November 11.      AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Cross Offers Ways To Help Victims Of Philippines Typhoon

These funds will be used to distribute relief items, repair and rebuild shelters, provide healthcare and ensure access to clean water and sanitation systems.

CBS 62–11/15/2013

People line up to give blood at the Palace of Auburn Hills on 9-11. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

The Detroit Pistons Want Your Blood

Palace Sports and Entertainment, along with the American Red Cross, are asking you to “Give Blood to Honor Your Hero”.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

Volunteers arrange relief goods for tornado victims at a parking lot in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 24, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Michigan Volunteers Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims

“It was like nothing I had seen … It really didn’t look like a neighborhood at all,” said one local Red Cross volunteer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013

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How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Learn more about some of the agencies that are providing aid to victims of the tornado that hit Oklahoma.

CBS Detroit–05/22/2013

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Dexter Tornado Sparks Reminder For Severe Weather Safety

It was just a year ago that Dexter experienced a tornado and emergency officials had to get the word out and deal with the extensive damage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

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Holiday Volunteer Opportunities In Metro Detroit

Think you can’t help because you don’t have money to spare? That’s OK — you can give your time. And in some cases, that’s an even more valuable gift.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2012

Debris from Superstorm Sandy is seen on a beach November 8, 2012 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Meanwhile a nor'easter storm plunged temperatures to below freezing, bringing more misery to many residents throughout New York and New Jersey still without power. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Area Big Boy Helps Out With Hurricane Sandy Relief

Ann Arbor Big Boy owner Abdoul Karkoukli will donate 10 percent of the sales to help the Hurricane Sandy victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Governor Chris Christie and President Barack Obama (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-Makers

As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.

11/01/2012

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