Red Cross in Rochester sends mental health volunteers to Boston

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To date, the Greater Rochester Chapter has deployed five volunteers to assist in Boston.

The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross is deploying two mental health professionals to Boston today.

Majorie Beldue, of Spencerport, and Mark Kelley, of Brighton, are leaving Rochester for Boston via US Airways. Beldue will be available for interviews between 2:00 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. today at the Greater Rochester International Airport. Please contact Erin D. Caldwell at 585-370-1834 to arrange for an interview.

To date, the Greater Rochester Chapter has deployed five volunteers to assist in Boston.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/rochester or join our blog at blog.redcross.org.