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Blue Cross NC donates $1.5 million to Florence relief efforts

091518-red-cross How Bills fans can help people affected by Hurricane Florence
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The page helps people give or find help. "We have stores in these affected areas, so we know many Kroger customers and associates have been personally affected".

The donation drive will be from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday.

Disaster volunteers from MS are pitching in to help relief efforts after the storm.

To make monetary donations to the Samaritan's Purse, visit their website.

"These are firefighters from New York who have raised their hands to go out in these risky situations and help Americans in their darkest moments", said Josh Lockwood, the CEO of the American Red Cross of Greater New York.

"Those are your neighbors that have set aside their personal lives to respond to Hurricane Florence to help those people in need", Colin Williams, American Red Cross spokesman, told KTAR News 92.3 FM on Friday.

The Red Cross volunteers and staff will eventually make their way back to NY.

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A city-by-city look at Florence's rain and flooding
The governor said so far more than 2600 people and 300 animals have been rescued, and that those operations are still ongoing. In places like New Bern, where the water has already receded, people are beginning to assess damage and clean up.

As WCBS 880's Peter Haskell reported, the DART Team - short for Disaster Assistance Response Team - is composed of current and retired FDNY members. To bolster relief efforts, the Red Cross is mobilizing almost 130 emergency response vehicles and more than 70 trailers of equipment and supplies, including ready-to-eat meals and enough cots and blankets for more than 100,000 people.

Triano is CEO at the Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region, which includes Philadelphia. More than 140 blood drives had to be canceled because of the storm.

Another important donation, blood donations!

One of the volunteers heading to the Carolinas is Lori Ayers who also led some of Saturday's training. "We have career volunteer positions that cover everything from shelter workers and mental health experts to people trained in response logistics".

The Kroger Company, or simply Kroger, is an American retailing company founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cuebiq is providing its aggregated and anonymous mobile location data to Gasbuddy, which provides updates about wait lines at gas stations to partner fuel brands and government emergency agencies to help those evacuating.

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