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Red Cross Helps Families in Southern Maryland after Home Fires

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Local Red Cross volunteers provided financial assistance for the family to purchase food and warm clothing.

The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region was on the scene this week of a residential fire that displaced a family in Helen, Maryland. The fire happened on November 14 on the 38000 block of Foley Mattingly Road. Local Red Cross volunteers provided financial assistance for the family to purchase food and warm clothing.

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If you'd like to help the victims of disasters like this visit our main site or call 410/624-2030 to make a donation today.

More than twice a day the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region provides basic needs to disaster victims such as emergency shelter, food, clothing and counseling to Maryland families after disasters thanks to major support from donors to the United Way campaigns in Maryland. Each day the Red Cross also provides lifesaving blood to area hospitals; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information visit our main site or Tweet us at www.twitter.com/RedCrossMD.