There are a number of local families who are homeless and trying to pick up the pieces of their lives after fires have destroyed their homes.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross has dealt with four blazes just in the past week.
"It does seem like they come in rashes. It couldn't be at a more horrible time of year for us. Our disaster relief fund is low, and the fires just keep increasing, " says Keely Warden of the Red Cross.
The American Red Cross and Applebee's are teaming up to put on an all you can eat breakfast.
Saturday morning you can enjoy unlimited pancakes at the Applebee's on maple avenue for just $5.00 and it's all to support the Red Cross.
"It's a way for people to come out and help out the red cross with our disaster relief funds. As you know, we've had several fires throughout the year, I think we're up to 140 people that we've helped this year," Kelly Greene from...
The American Red Cross still hasn't set up a fund for Chile after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake it experienced Saturday.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says that's because the country already has 40 branches of the Chilean Red Cross located in that area, and those 40 branches already have supplies and volunteers readily available.
Right now, the country is focusing on search and rescue.
"They will find more people. The people that they find, I'm sure it's going to be...
Area students are banding together to show their support for the Red Cross.
Students are selling Red Day t-shirts across Muskingum County to support the organization.
"This is the Second Annual Red Day for the Red Cross," said Rosecrans Senior Olivia Durant, who is organizing the sale. "We did it last year and we raised a little over $1,700 and all that money went directly to our local chapter."
For those without power and heat, these cold temperatures can be a health hazard.
So the Salvation Army, Red Cross and Emergency Management Agency teamed up to open a comfort station at the Salvation Army on Putnam Avenue. The comfort station is open to anyone in the public needing food or a warm place to stay.
"Just whatever they need you know we will try to provide for them whatever we can. We will have the blankets for them, if they need to take blankets then we can...
The American Red Cross is still helping sort through the devastation in Haiti and providing aide to those that lost everything in the earthquake, and the organization says there has been so many people across the country reaching out to help.
"National has been very overwhelmed right now with the amount of money coming in. The texting alone for Haiti from the cell phones went way beyond anybody's expectations on what they were going to raise for that, " says Marlene Henderson...