After Family Home Was Destroyed By Fire, Red Cross 'Was Only One There For Us'The Morales family is grateful for the help they received, after a fire last August destroyed their Logan Square home.
Red Cross Programs Provide Free Smoke Alarms, Fully Installed In HomesRed Cross volunteers don't just help after a disaster, they also work to prevent disasters.
Red Cross Installs Free Smoke Detectors To Prevent Fires In Chicago AreaVolunteers from the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago respond to three or four home fires every day.
Portage Park Fire Kills One, Displaces DozensA deadly fire ripped through a three-story Portage Park apartment building Saturday, killing one and displacing dozens.
American Airlines Packs Food For Florida Hurricane ReliefThey planned to work in assembly line-fashion to pack up 75,000 pounds (34,019 kilograms) of food.
Red Cross Sends Local Workers To Help Hurricane Michael VictimsThe agency said more than 60 people deployed to help those affected by Hurricane Florence are now in Florida to assist people who need everything from food and shelter to clean up services.
Thousands Of Red Cross Volunteers Helping Hurricane Florence VictimsMore than 3,000 Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in the Carolinas and many of them are from the Chicago area.
Blood, Platelet Donations Needed In Wake Of Hurricane Florence"There is an especially critical need for platelets to help cancer patients and type O blood donations for ongoing patient care and emergencies."
Fire Displaces Dozens In Unincorporated Des PlainesThe North Maine Fire Department District said the blaze started on the sixth floor of the building around 7:50 a.m. in the 9300 block of Landings Lane.
Local Red Cross Sending Workers To The CarolinasThe organization said it plans to send more than 700 workers for disaster relief efforts. From the Chicago area more than 17 will head east to the Carolinas.
Red Cross Offers Amazon Gift Cards To Blood Donors"Type O in particular is critically needed right now to replenish the blood supply."