Stories tagged with: Disaster Relief Fund

June 20, 2013 - 4:29pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Providing necessities for families in need is the goal of an event taking place next week.

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is having their 24th Annual Golf Outing in order to provide relief for victims of disaster in Muskingum County and the four surrounding areas. This is one of the organization's most important fundraisers of the year.

"Well we are not a government funded agency the only way do get the money for the services we provide is through the...

June 26, 2010 - 10:34pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

One local organization that's always giving is asking for your help.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross's Disaster Relief Fund is in the red by about $14,000. The staff say while they have handled about the same amount of fires this year as in years past, the number of people in those homes is growing, but the organization is breathing a little sigh of relief tonight.

"It's great when the heroes down here at Terry's step up and say disaster relief is low, let's help you out,...

February 1, 2010 - 6:22pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it has responded to 39 local fires since July 1st of last year, and 25 people have suffered from eight fires in January alone.

Readiness and Development Coordinator, Keely Warden, says that number rivals the halfway mark of fires the organization dealt with this time last year.

"We are ahead of the pace, and we are a little bit worried about where we are going, " says Warden.

The Red Cross' Disaster Relief Fund is in the red too...

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