Thursday, March 1, 2007

Red Cross Needs Your Help

In the past 14 days, there have been 12 fires in York and Cumberland Counties that the Red Cross have responded to. They have helped 23 people in that time. Now, they need help.
Winters are always busy times for the disaster relief teams of the Red Cross, but Director Shawna Chigro-Rogers says this winter has been exceptionaly busy.

Since the beginning of the year, the American Red Cross of Southern Maine has gone to 23 fires and helped 211 people. That has cost the agency $11,500.

"We really need financial support for the expenses that have been put into servicing our clients in those areas," said Chigro-Rogers.

Donations can be made to:
American Red Cross of Southern Maine
2401 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04102

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