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Red Cross helps out Clear Run tenants

Members of the Red Cross were out helping flood victims this week. Volunteers met with renters who were affected by Monday's flash floods. Friday, Red Cross crews were at the Clear Run apartments.

Gustav makes landfall, Locals help

The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping potential victims of Gustav.

Red Cross running low on funds

videoWe have been reporting how the struggling economy has hurt local non-profits. Well, even one of the oldest, most prominent organizations, in our community is also in trouble.

Red Cross issues urgent call for all blood types

While temperatures and fuel prices continue to rise this summer, the American Red Cross reports that the blood inventory levels are so low it is unable to sufficiently meet the demand of local hospitals.

Local Red Cross chapter helps with midwest floods

Heavy flooding has devastated parts of the midwest. The cape fear chapter for the American Red Cross is one of the organizations on tap to help with relief efforts.

Red Cross turns 100

Every time our region suffers a fire, hurricane or other disaster, the Red Cross is on the way. This year the Cape Fear chapter celebrates a milestone: its one-hundredth anniversary. From disaster relief, to blood donations, the local chapter has left its mark.

UNCW students compete in blood drive competition

videoThe name of the game is giving back to the community. UNCW students are giving blood in a competition that also allows them to show some school pride.

Cape Fear Red Cross looking for volunteers

When a disaster like a fire strikes they jump into action. But the American Red Cross says it is in need of volunteers. Saturday the Cape Fear chapter recruited nearly 20 new volunteers. They attended training sessions, including several courses on mass care and shelter operations.

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