Red Cross Canteens in Carthage

NEWS RELEASE
2/05/2010
Red Cross Canteens for Search and Rescue Teams

Carthage, MO – The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross has disaster action team (DAT) volunteers in Carthage to provide canteen services to the members of the search and rescue teams involved in the Amber Alert for the missing Carthage child.   The volunteers were on hand at 7:30 this morning to provide breakfast.  They have also provided lunch and will be serving dinner.  At this time they are planning on helping out on Saturday as well.  

You can help the victims of countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need.  The American Red Cross honors donor intent.  Donations can be sent to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C.  20013, or made by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at www.redcross.org
  

Joann Moore
Public Information Officer
Financial Development Assistant
American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO.  65803
417-832-9500  EXT. 107
Fax 417-866-3649
Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107
***  Our pets enrich our lives in more ways than we can count. In turn, they depend on us for their safety and well being. The best way to ensure the safety of your family is to be prepared with a disaster plan. If you are a pet owner, that plan includes your pets. Being prepared can help save lives!
Click on the link www.redcross.org/BeRedCrossReady for a checklist!                  
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