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Organizations Still Seeking Volunteers To Help With Flood Clean Up

The Michigan Community Service Commission and American Red Cross are looking for volunteers to help homeowners remove debris and gut basements and salvage belongings.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2014

Red Cross assisting Huntington Woods residents after severe rains. (WWJ/Russ McNamara)

Red Cross, Volunteers In Suburban Detroit Helping In Clean-Up Efforts

Monday marks one week since torrential rains flooded streets and freeways, trapping cars and sending rushing water into thousands of basements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2014

Oakwood Blvd. At I-94. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Red Cross: This Is A Time To Come Together As A Community And Make Sure Your Neighbors Are Okay

Spokesperson John Mozena says the flooding is wide-spread, and it’s been difficult trying to get a handle on where the biggest problems are.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2014

Fire crew work to put a fire out in the Hidden Trails Apartment complex in Monroe. (Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Apartment Fire Rages In Monroe, Leaves Dozens Of Families Displaced

No serious injuries have been reported and there is no word yet on what caused the fire in the Hidden Trails Apartment complex in Monroe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2014

Think You Can Swim? Red Cross Says Half Don’t Meet Swimming Standards

A survey conducted by the Red Cross showed that the majority of Americans say that they have what it takes to be strong swimmers, but 54 percent can’t display critical water safety skills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

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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