AUSTIN, APRIL 15, 2014 —American Red Cross dancers are hard at work preparing for the eighth annual Dancing with the Freeborn-Mower Stars. Join us on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Albert Lea High School at 7p.m. Get your tickets today at Hy-Vee in Albert Lea and Austin. Reserved seats are $20 each and general admission tickets are $10 each. Come enjoy a wonderful show and support a good cause, too. All proceeds support Red Cross services in the communities of Freeborn and Mower Counties.
In 2013, Freeborn and Mower County Red Cross volunteers provided food, shelter, comfort and hope to 14 local families who faced home fires and other disaster situations. They trained nearly 500 people in lifesaving skills, and another 350 downloaded the Red Cross mobile CPR and First Aid apps. 10 local families were connected with services and messages to military members, veterans and their families. 32,000 people have accessed the Freeborn and Mower Red Cross web page. The Red Cross also collected over 4400 units of blood from donors in Freeborn and Mower Counties.
The money raised from Dancing with the Stars will be used to continue providing vital Red Cross services to the residents of Freeborn and Mower Counties. For more information about the Dancing with the Freeborn-Mower Stars event or about the activities of the American Red Cross please call us at 507-437-4589 or visit us on the web at www.redcross.org.
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 or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.