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,...
The Red Cross will be hitting the town Saturday night and raising money at a local hot spot.
Terry's Tavern is hosting a party that will allow the organization to help local families in the future.
"All the proceeds from half and half tickets and some other things and we're also going to have a door prize there will go toward our disaster relief fund," Marlene Henderson Director of Readiness and Development at the Muskingum Valley Red Cross said.
One person donating blood can save three people's lives. This week you'll have two opportunities to save a life.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is having two blood drives Friday June 25th. Executive Director Dan Hartman said there is a high demand for donors in the summer.
"There's a lot of reasons why there is more need for blood. People are on vacations, their regular schedules are interrupted, and the second big one are schools aren't in session because we get a large...
To raise awareness for the American Red Cross, the Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation encouraged all residents to wear red Friday. Special "Red Day 2010" t-shirts were also sold to raise money for the Muskingum Valley Red Cross and got a great response from local banks.
"We did a battle of the banks and got several local banks involved and Century was our top sales and they sold 132 shirts at all their...
Locals woke up early this morning for a tasty breakfast to help the Muskingum Valley Red Cross.
For only $5 at Applebees on Maple Avenue Saturday, residents enjoyed all you can eat pancakes with all the profits going to help the Muskingum Valley Red Cross.
"It goes right to our disaster relief fun. With the flooding and everything that we think may be imminent and Morgan County and Muskingum County, we never know and of course our house fires, we have to...
It is the second earthquake the world has witnessed in two months. An 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile early this morning.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says anytime you encounter a natural disaster, like this one, it devastates a country, but Readiness and Development Manager, Keely Warden, says the results will be different than the one that struck Haiti.
"I don't think we're going to see that bad. It's a little bit better built area. People are prepared for the...