Last week's devastating round of tornadoes in Kokomo, Indiana destroyed more than 350 homes, leaving families in the area to pick up the pieces. The American Red Cross of Southwestern Indiana is asking for your help so these families can begin to put their lives back together.
Who doesn't like to have an excuse to dine out, especially when it benefits an organization that does so much good for the community? The American Red Cross is asking you to dine out to help them help others! There's a long list of participating restaurants for the American Red Cross Dine Out Day all day on Wednesday, April 23. Here's the list of restaurants you can visit:
Assuming the world doesn't end on Dec. 21st (let's say for argument sake, it won't, or didn't depending on when you read this), the new year will bring with it a high demand for blood. In an effort to keep up supplies, the Southwestern Indiana Red Cross will host several blood drives across the Evansville area beginning New Year's Day.
As I mentioned in a previous entry, the holiday's provide a double-edged sword for the Southwestern Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross. On one hand the demand for blood is at one of its highest points of the year, while on the other hand, supply is low as the hustle and bustle of the holiday season prevents people from finding time to donate.
If you're like me and my family, you're property managed to make it through last week's tornados largely unscathed. Our neighbors in Newburgh, New Harmony, Henderson, and Harrisburgh, IL were not as fortunate. If you'd like to help those in need as they put their lives together, the Southwestern Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross has setup a few ways to make that happen.
If there's one positive that can come from a tragic event like this mornings tornados in Henderson County, parts of Newburgh, and Harrisburgh, IL, is that we can learn from it. As I mentioned earlier today, my family and I were fortunate that the storm stayed south of I-164 miles away from our home on the north side of Evansville. When we first heard a tornado had touched down south of Mt. Vernon