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DEADLINE TO GIVE: May 27, 2015

You don’t need a cape or super powers to be a Hero! Heroes for the American Red Cross is a grassroots fundraising campaign that gives you the chance to make a big, lasting difference — and to be recognized for it, too! If you choose to become a Hero, you pledge to raise $1,000 for the American Red Cross.

 

The American Red Cross 2015 Heroes Campaign will run from May 6th through May 27th. The Wrap Up Party will be held on May 28th, where the winning team and top individual fundraisers will be announced.

 

$1,000 can cover the cost of . . .

•200 blankets for people affected by a disaster.

•400 comfort kits containing hygiene items for a disaster client.

•Clothing for nine children who lost their clothes in a house fire.

•Meals and lodging for five days for a family of three displaced from their home.

•A babysitting skills class for 14 youth.

•Training 11 individuals to learn how to help someone in a cardiac or breathing emergency.

 

Examples of how to fundraise include: individuals collecting pledges from friends and family through online social networking, clubs holding car washes, a business holding a dress down day, or you asking your friends, neighbors, relatives or colleagues to make you a Hero. Everyone can be part of this grassroots campaign.

 

Sign-up to Be a Hero!  Please join our efforts to help our neighbors by becoming a "Hero for the American Red Cross" today.

 

For more information, please contact Kate Sanders, at (706) 922-8487 or Kate.Sanders@redcross.org.

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Team Eugie

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$7,907

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Team Smith

Amount Raised:

$12,377

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Team Grace

Amount Raised:

$6,274

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Team Youth Board! (EmmaKate)

Amount Raised:

$5,559

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Team Cherry Bekaert

Amount Raised:

$5,805

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Team Young Lawyers

Amount Raised:

$3,050

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Team Youth Board (Emma)

Amount Raised:

$3,942

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Team CSRA Business League

Amount Raised:

$1,025

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Team GreenJackets

Amount Raised:

$1,080

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Martinez FD

Amount Raised:

$3,385