Red Cross in Need of Donations

The recent house fires in the Big Bend area has the American Red Cross is in need of donations.

That's why it's teaming up with Liberty Tax Service who's Liberty Tax Services is offering free tax returns to anyone who donates nineteen dollars or more to the Red Cross.The money will go to the Red Cross' disaster relief programs.

"Every dollar counts. From five dollars to almost a thousand dollars cause we put that towards anywhere from a house fire to a disaster to pretty much anything you can think about," says Joseph Simmons, and American Red Cross volunteer.

Simmons says it can costs the Red Cross about several hundred dollars to assist a family whose home has been damaged in a fire. He says anyone who's interested in donating to the Red Cross can contact its local chapter at 878-6080.

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