Stories tagged with: Muskingum Valley Chapter of Red Cross

March 13, 2012 - 1:56pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The month of March is National Red Cross Month, and the organization needs your help.

Support specialist Susan Hoskinson of the Muskingum Valley Chapter said her chapter has some important events coming up.

"We have our Denny's Blood Drive as well as a greet and seat for a fundraiser. Our Blood Drives; we're having a shortage right now. So the Blood Drive starts at 4 o'clock, and the Greet and Seat starts at 5 p.m.," said Hoskinson.

Only 3% of Americans donate...

March 11, 2012 - 4:48pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Volunteers fired up the grills and flipped pancakes for a good cause...

The Muskingum Valley chapter of the American Red Cross held a breakfast fundraiser at the Applebee's restaurant on Maple Avenue on Saturday. Development Director Troy Alford said he was optimistic from the start.

"We've had a great turnout. The community has stepped forward, came...As always, and we've definitely exceeded more than we wanted today, so, everything's looking really good," said Alford...

January 11, 2012 - 5:38pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

The season's unusually warm temperatures are having a positive impact on the Red Cross.

According to Executive Director Marlene Henderson of the Muskingum Valley Chapter, the disaster fund in place to help families coping from a house fire has barley been used this season.

"It's because of our donors, our wonderful donors and United Way that we are able to be there and to help families," said Henderson. "When they've lost everything we're there to give them...

July 23, 2011 - 2:55pm
4 years 1 week ago

The United Way of Muskingum Perry and Morgan counties needs your help.

The organization has received dozens of calls this week through their 211 Call Center for those in need of fans and air conditioners

"We've heard from a lot of elderly and people who have health conditions, maybe children with asthma or older people who have heart conditions that really just cannot stand this heat," said 211 Call Center's Audrey Foster.

Foster says they have teamed up with the...

July 18, 2011 - 5:36pm
4 years 1 week ago

The dog days of summer are upon us and the Red-Cross wants to remind you to stay cool.

Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Red-Cross Marlene Henderson wants to remind you the dangers of heat can be deadly and you need to take precaution.

"The dangers are very serious, heat stroke is extremely serious and that can happen so quickly," said Henderson. "If you feel your self starting to get really flushed, really over heated get inside immediately."...

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