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Rochester Red Cross deploying local volunteer to Oklahoma

rochester volunteer helping with oklahoma tornadoes
The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross is deploying a second volunteer to Oklahoma City.

ROCHESTER, NY, Tuesday, May 28, 2013—The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross is deploying a second volunteer to Oklahoma City to assist with the aftermath of the tornado.

Bill Platt, of Rochester, will depart tomorrow to serve as a training supervisor. He will be available for interviews today from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Greater Rochester Chapter at 50 Prince Street. Please contact Erin D. Caldwell at 585-370-1834 to arrange for an interview.

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.