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Richard Henry arrived at shelter needing help; now helping others We’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. Local Navy veteran Richard Henry chose to put that old saying into action when he lost everything, including his home, during the recent tornado. The tornado that struck Henry’s home wasn’t the first […]
Register at www.redcross.org/STAtxgulfcoast to volunteer on February 25 HOUSTON; February 3, 2023 — The Texas Gulf Coast American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to help install 800 free smoke alarms for local families during a Sound the Alarm home fire safety event in 5th Ward neighborhood on Saturday, February 25. “Sound the Alarm is rewarding way to give back and directly […]
For Disaster Action Team member Darlene Horak, it was like stepping out of the frying pan into the fire. Within 48 hours of returning home to Texas after managing a shelter for California flood victims, she redeployed in response to assist tornado victims in her own state. More than 800 American Red Cross volunteers responded […]
On January 2023, according to the National Weather Service, nearly four times the typical monthly number tornados occurred across the United States. On January 24th, one of those storms, a strong EF3 tornado, ripped through several Houston-area suburbs, bringing windspeeds of between 136 and 165mph. The American Red Cross was on the scene soon after […]
Desmond George, resident of Beamer Place Apartments, grateful for Red Cross The recent tornado caused widespread damage in the Houston area. One local resident, while now safe, is grateful for what the American Red Cross does during disasters. Tuesday began as normal with Desmond George at work as a substitute teacher for Pasadena Independent schools. […]