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Media Contact: Cynthia Shaw
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SAN RAFAEL, CA (July 26, 2017) — The American Red Cross is proud to present the Marin County Volunteer of the Year to Kevin Sagar of Fairfax, California. This award aims to recognize volunteer leaders who have made significant contributions in leadership roles over the past year.
Kevin does it all — from being a Team Lead on our Disaster Action Team, responding to 90 percent of Marin County disaster calls; to serving as the County’s Logistic Lead, ensuring our disaster response supplies are ready to go when needed; to helping ensure our volunteer rosters are accurate; to helping with the facility where he pumped out water and laid out plastic sheeting under the building to save Red Cross money on our plumbing bills. On top of all that, Kevin is always willing and consistently positive in whatever task he encounters!
Other outstanding volunteers honored at the Volunteer Awards and Recognition Event on include:
• Disaster Cycle Services, Outstanding Support: Jody Wilson of San Rafael
• Disaster Cycle Services, Exceptional Response: Khadija Hansia of Mill Valley
• Disaster Cycle Services, Extraordinary Commitment and Dedication: Nancy Haro of San Rafael
Become a Red Cross Volunteer
You can make a difference in Marin County by becoming a volunteer with the American Red Cross. Volunteers constitute about 94 percent of the total Red Cross workforce to carry out our humanitarian work. Red Cross volunteers are trained to meet the needs of those affected by disasters, providing food, shelter and comfort for families affected by major disasters such as fires, floods, and earthquakes as well as helping local residents prepare for and recover from emergencies of all kinds. We’ll find the position that appeals to you and allows you to use your skills and talents. For more information, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the American Red Cross of the Bay Area
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 call 888-4-HELP-BAY (888-443-5722) or visit redcross.org/bayarea to learn more. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.
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