Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...is responsible for assisting with infectious diseases and immunization."Lucas, a former disaster director for the Red Cross, was heavily involved in drafting the volunteer plan, which will manage the "spontaneous volunteers" who appear when...

Holidays bring home-fire safety percautions

...500 lives, causing more than 2,200 injures and costing $554 million in property damage, according to the American Red Cross.The Augusta fire department has not yet worked any residential fires caused by space heaters this year, officials said...

Crews working apartment fire

...goodness no one was home at the time."Griffin said "at least three children" reside in the destroyed unit and the Red Cross has been contacted to help the displaced family.A cause has not been determined.

Red Cross expands services to 5 counties

The Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross has expanded its services to five more counties.The chapter previously served 11 counties, and has added Emanuel, Washington...

United Way sets 'aggressive' $4.25 million goal

...funding to 44 health and human service programs in the area. Among the organizations receiving funding are the American Red Cross of Augusta, Boys and Girls Clubs of the CSRA, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Easter Seals East Georgia.Last year...

Fire department to install smoke detectors Saturday

The Augusta Fire Department and American Red Cross of Augusta are teaming up Saturday to install smoke detectors...bedrooms and outside sleeping areas," said American Red Cross of Augusta Executive Director Jennifer Pennington.Volunteers...

Be someone's superhero

...its $4.1 million goal and support 44 programs through 23 local nonprofit partner agencies, ranging from the American Red Cross and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Augusta to the Hope House and Christ Community Health Services.The United Way has been...

Reynolds recalled for Red Cross impact

...executive director of the Augusta Red Cross, most probably thought it wouldn't...volunteer.Reynolds, who retired as Red Cross executive director in 1983, died...That work style was evident at Red Cross, which Reynolds ran efficiently...

Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

...damaged, including the county courthouse, and at least two downtown commercial buildings have been severely damaged. A Red Cross evacuation center has been set up at a high school and crews are assessing damage to homes."There's collapses, fires...

Selfless employee embodies mission of Augusta Red Cross

...people to help the local American Red Cross with blood drives, community fundraisers...For nearly 30 years, the Augusta Red Cross office manager has devoted her life...executive director of the American Red Cross of Augusta.Pennington said that...