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Local Volunteers Heading to Washington to Help with Wildfires

Fire Safety
The American Red Cross is responding to the devastating wildfire in eastern Washington

The American Red Cross is responding to the devastating wildfire in eastern Washington. Red Cross volunteers from the Santa Cruz County Chapter are traveling to Washington to assist those forced to evacuate their homes.

So far, 11 Santa Cruz County Chapter volunteers are heading to Washington.

They include:

Chief Executive Officer of the Santa Cruz County Chapter, Ginaia Kelly

Jay Dravich

Ellen “Tiki” Dellamora

Arthur Larios

Rick Daniels

Carmen Mulholand

Josefine Animas

Allan Mayfield

Dennis Poole

Michael Eugene Fyfe

Russell Cole

 

For some volunteers this is the second time this year they have traveled north to assist people in Washington State. Tiki Dellamora spent two weeks assisting those affected by the tragic landslide in Oso, Washington, this past May. Read about Tiki’s deployment: http://www.redcross.org/news/article/ca/santa-cruz/Providing-Warmth-in-Washington

How to Help

Donations to Disaster Relief will be used to prepare for, respond to, and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

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