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Volunteers Heading to Help with Hurricane Matthew

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Denver, Thursday, October 6, 2016 – The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming is sending disaster volunteers to Florida to aide in the evacuation efforts in preparation for Hurricane Matthew.

 Christina Eyre deployed to Florida Tuesday, Oct. 4, to work as shelter support with more specific duties to be assigned upon arrival. Eyre is from Denver and is a volunteer with the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross in Colorado. This will be her ninth deployment to a large scale disaster including the 2016 Lousianna Floods.

 Hannah Price is a volunteer with the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross in Colorado out of Littleton, CO. Price deployed on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to Orlando, Florida to assist with shelters.

 Sylvia Raumaker deployed to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to provide support for shelters with more duties to be assigned. Raumaker is a member of the Wyoming Red Cross chapter and resides in Jackson, Wyoming.

 Dennis Hoyt is deployed as a government liaison in Florida for Hurricane Matthew on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  Hoyt is a long-time volunteer from Walsenburg, CO who has deployed a number of occasions including the Texas Floods of 2016.