American Red Cross
Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of the nation’s 24 million veterans. During the holiday season, they deliver holiday greetings—cards and personal messages from tens of thousands of Americans. We talk about how you can get involved by giving something that means something to these unsung heroes.
South Floridians are doing what they can to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Days after super-typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, whole cities are flattened, 10 thousand are feared dead, and survivors are desperate.For those looking to help the victims of the typhoon from right here in South Florida, you can try these organizations.
There are more than 9,000 miles between Miami and the Philippines, but there are a number of people in South Florida with ties to the Asian islands. Those people are both concerned for their loved ones and ready to help.
Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.
Things were pretty quiet at the blood-mobile Wednesday. It was sitting on Wilton Drive, in the middle of what’s known as “The Gayberhood.” So there are a lot of people here who can’t give, even though many would like to.
During the holidays, many people open their hearts and wallets and make donations to charity. But do they know where their donations are going. CBS4 Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine found some ‘causes’ may be only receiving pennies on the dollar.
As part of a joint effort between CBS4 and the Miami Dolphins, a total of $45,000 has been raised for the South Florida Region American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
South Floridians know all too well how difficult it is to recover from a devastating hurricane. That’s why CBS4 is proud to announce it has joined with the American Red Cross and CBS Outdoors to raise funds for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
As the relief efforts in New York and New Jersey continue in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Miami Dolphins are stepping up in a big way with a donation of at least $500,000 to help the area recover.