American Red Cross Chicago officials to discuss how they’re helping Hurricane Ian victims locally

American Red Cross Chicago officials to discuss how they’re helping Hurricane Ian victims locally

CHICAGO (TOC) — The native Pink Cross will share extra details about its efforts to assist hurricane victims Thursday morning.

Pink Cross volunteers in Chicago are on the brink of go.

“You simply pack for every little thing that you simply hope you would possibly want for your self. I additionally pack a primary help package, which I have a tendency to go away on the shelter,” Pink Cross volunteer Yasmin Clinton stated.

Many individuals from the Chicago space raced to get again earlier than Ian hit.

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They’ve been arriving at O’Hare airport within the final 24 hours, escaping simply in time, together with Mike Caulder, who has a house in Tampa.

“I am glad to be out of that. I’ve reached out to a number of individuals, and the few I do know have heeded the recommendation and gotten out. In my space, there wasn’t anyone there,” he stated.

The CEO of the Pink Cross of Illinois plans to talk at round 9 a.m.

For extra info or to donate to the Pink Cross, go to RedCross.org.

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