Red Cross To Install 500 Smoke Detectors In RoselandAmerican Red Cross volunteers planned to install 500 smoke detectors in homes on the South Side on Saturday, and help educate residents on fire safety.
CBS 2 Extreme Weather Special: Safety And Preparation TipsNeed some advice on preparing for a severe storm, or what to do when severe weather hits? CBS 2 Weather Watch has you covered.
Recovery Moving Forward After Fairdale Tornado, But Much More Work AheadA week after a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, there already have been signs of major progress, but lots more work is needed as survivors recover from the storm.
Want To Help Tornado Victims? Stay Home And DonateAuthorities in the tornado zones in Rochelle and Fairdale have asked people wanting to help the victims not to get in their cars to make the trip, but do what they can from home instead.
Disaster Relief Groups Offer Helping Hand To Tornado VictimsThe Salvation Army and the American Red Cross have set up shelters for victims, served hot meals to first responders, and provided other relief supplies as residents dig out, and begin the slow recovery process.
CBS Chicago Cares Red Cross Telethon Raises Nearly $800,000The CBS Chicago Cares Telethon for the American Red cross raised nearly $800,000 Tuesday.
New Red Cross App Can Help Your Pet In EmergenciesThere's a new app on the market today and it's designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
Rams Donate Suite To Bears To Aid Tornado Relief EffortsChicago Bears players and coaches will be wearing the gear of a different team this week, but it’s not what you think.
Red Cross Needs Blood; St. Bernard Hospital To Host Donation DriveThere's an emergency call being made for blood donations today.
American Red Cross Distributing Cleanup Kits For Flood VictimsThe American Red Cross has opened 12 sites in eight counties to distribute 5,000 cleanup kits to people with water damage from the recent flooding.
Flood Relief Workers: 'Hopefully Our Presence Really Helps People'Disasters like this week’s flooding bring out armies of volunteers to help those in need in the affected areas, doing what they can to bring a measure of comfort to the victims in a time of crisis.
Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By FloodsThe American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.