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."
100 People Displaced By Waukegan FireThere's no word on what started a fire in Waukegan that left more than 100 people without a home.
Familes Safe After Westmont FireThe Red Cross is providing emergency services to everyone.
Red Cross Busy Assisting With Multiple Fires Across ChicagoVolunteers with the Red Cross in the Chicago area have assisted displaced people at more than a dozen fires over the past few days.
MillerCoors Uses New Water Program To Support Red Cross, Harvey VictimsFifty-thousand cans of drinking water have arrived in flood-ravaged Texas from a company that's based in Chicago.
Among Red Cross Volunteers In Texas Is 78-Year-Old ChicagoanJames Connelly is a logistics supervisor for the Red Cross, setting up shelters for people affected by Harvey in South Texas.
How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane HarveyHere are some ways that you can assist victims of the storm.
Red Cross Helps Family Get Hotel Room After Radiator Bursts, But What's Next?CBS 2's Jeremy Ross met Kandis Fox and her kids earlier this week while looking into claims they had no heat.
Chicago Red Cross Volunteers Helping Louisiana Flood VictimsAs soon as a Red Cross truck from Chicago arrived in Baton Rouge, it was put to work transporting bottled water and ready-to-eat meals to flood victims.