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Red Cross Helps After Plane Crash in Laurel

Baltimore-- The American Red Cross is helping two families today after a small single engine plane crashed into a mobile home community near Laurel.

The Red Cross provided both families with emergency shelter and financial assistance for food, clothing and other necessities. A Red Cross disaster mental health volunteer is available to help the residents cope with this frightening experience.

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/Chesapeake or Tweet us @RedCrossMD.