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Contact: Brittany Jennings

Email: brittany.jennings2@redcross.org

Red Cross Hosts Volunteer Open House in Raleigh

RALEIGH, Sept. 15, 2017 — Red Cross volunteers serve our neighbors in need every day. They’re installing smoke alarms and on the scene of home fires. They’re assisting life-saving blood donors. They’re working with military members and veterans. They’re responding to major disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Triangle Chapter of the Red Cross in Raleigh is seeking volunteers to help deliver its mission in the community, and will host an Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 19, for interested individuals to learn more.

Red Cross Volunteer Open House

When: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Where:  American Red Cross of the Triangle Area

100 N. Peartree Lane

Raleigh, NC 27610

Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Who: Open to the public to learn more about becoming a Red Cross volunteer! Enjoy refreshments and sign up to help your community! Volunteers make up 90 percent of the Red Cross workforce and represent a variety of age groups and skill sets. There are many different opportunities and all training is provided for volunteers.

For more information, contact Jennifer VanGundy, Volunteer Specialist, atJennifer.vangundy@redcross.org or call

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org orcruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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