Apple donating $1 million to support Hurricane Florence relief

Jan Cross
September 22, 2018

Go to Red Cross.org or text "Florence" to 90999 and make a donation or call the number on your screen.

"GoFundMe is working with state and local officials to ensure that the money raised on GoFundMe will get to those who need it most", the website stated.

Several dozen companies are donating to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.

The impacts of Hurricane Florence will be felt for months to come.

For updates on Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, click through to the National Hurricane Center.

"We built forts, we had a treasure hunt", Anderson says.

"When we go to disasters like this, you see the best of humanity", said a Red Cross spokesperson.

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If you want to make a larger gift, Kroger also set up a unique donation page through the Red Cross, which you can find here.

Many more volunteers are on stand-by as we continue to track this storm. "We have stores in these affected areas, so we know many Kroger customers and associates have been personally affected".

Triano is CEO at the Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region, which includes Philadelphia.

Donations from members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program and the Disaster Responder Program enable the American Red Cross to respond whenever and wherever disasters occur and help families during the recovery process.

The Cajun Navy is a Louisiana based volunteer group that helps rescue people trapped after disasters.

More than 30 Red Cross workers are in West Virginia with eight emergency response vehicles ready at a moment's notice and 25 shelter trailers located throughout the state. Platelet and type O positive blood donations are critically needed right now. They rely on people like us to donate dollars that they can turn into aid.

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