Hurricane Florence: Relief for the Carolinas

The American Red Cross is responding across multiple states as Hurricane Florence begins to pound coastal and inland communities with catastrophic flooding and life-threatening tidal surges. The Red Cross is ready to provide shelter for tens of thousands of people until they can return home or find other places to stay. More than 1,500 Red […]

Know Where Your Haiti Earthquake Donations Go

“I can’t NOT open an e-mail that says: ‘Please Help’” says Barb Tubekis, executive director for the Volunteer Center in Winnetka. But, more often than not, when she opens up that e-mail, it’s a scam. Expect a lot of these e-mails to fly around in the next several months surrounding the 7.0 earthquake that hit […]