Communications officer for the regional Red Cross, Jay Bonafede, says their main goal now is to shelter those who have been displaced by flooding. To make a financial donation, visit the GHCF website. "We're also getting ready and beginning to work with new volunteers and people who have expressed interest to be able to get them through our training quickly to be able to get them deployed", Lee says. There are several ways to help this organization.
"This disaster similar to Super Storm Sandy or Hurricane Katrina we know that it's gonna continue to grow", Duchess Adjei, the regional communications director for the American Red Cross in IN, said.
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Some claimed that they had purchased the turtle from a street vendor or flea market while some received the animal as gift. Salmonellosis is the illness the bacteria causes that leads to vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and fever.
The local Red Cross is taxed right now with wildfires, especially in Montana, Ochsner said. Kent Redding and his wife Ronda have friends in Houston and want to do their part to help. "There are human beings in 8 feet of water".
From the friendly neighbor to celebrities, ranging from comedian and actor Kevin Hart to the band Lady Antebellum, people all over the country have been stepping up to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.
After our interview Tuesday afternoon, we learned the volunteers we spoke with were actually ordered to shut down for the evening because of poor conditions in the Houston area. Instead they will tell you when no more money is needed.
"We'll be working with people on the phone to help them get settled for the long term", said Roosen. If you'd like to join the queue to donate via text, reply CONTINUE now.
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