CBS Chicago Cares Disaster Relief Telethon Raises More Than $1 Million For Red CrossAfter 14 hours of giving, the CBS Chicago Cares Disaster Relief Telethon raised more than $1,016,514 for the Red Cross.
CBS Chicago Cares: Disaster Relief Radio/TelethonEach year, the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago helps 1,400 families with disaster relief, due to home fires. On Tuesday, CBS 2 and CBS Radio are hosting the annual CBS Chicago Cares Telethon to support the Red Cross.
Red Cross Shares Top Safety Tips for Thanksgiving
CBS Chicago Hosting Red Cross TelethonIt will take place Tuesday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Red Cross Shares Fire Safety Tips With Englewood ResidentsThe Red Cross says last Sunday's tornadoes illustrate how disasters can devastate communities, but it says the biggest threat to Chicago area families isn't severe weather, but fires.
Red Cross Opens Expanded Facility On West SideThe American Red Cross of Greater Chicago cut the ribbon on its expanded facility this morning at 2220 W. Harrison in the Medical District on the West Side.
Red Cross Helping Familes Displaced By Avondale FireFire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding a burning apartment building in the Avondale neighborhood today.
Flu Epidemic May Be Putting Blood Donors Out Of CommissionBoth Lifesource and the American Red Cross say they're in need of RH-negative donors. WBBM Newsradio's Bob Roberts.
No Cash To Donate? There Are Other Ways To Help CharitiesMartha Carlos, spokeswoman for the Red Cross, has seen all kinds of non-cash donations, including stocks and bonds, unused gift cards and unused airline miles. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-MakersAs odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.
In Wake Of Sandy, Red Cross Seeks Blood Donors From ChicagoOn this Halloween, the Red Cross wants your blood.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.