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...The organization says its resources were tapped by a recent surge in people displaced by fires. Red Cross spokeswoman Kelly Hurd says the organization has helped more than 100 people displaced by fires across the state since Nov. 1. She says the...
American Red Cross of Alaska is shouting SOS

...years have drawn donations away from local nonprofits. "These big disasters bring disasters to local chapters," said Kelly Hurd, community relations manager of American Red Cross of Alaska. Web link For more, go to Since...
Blaze Guts Subway building: Downtown eateries, shops lost to fire

...stay the night on cots. Five American Red Cross of Alaska volunteers were helping 41 people by 10:45 p.m., said Kelly Hurd, community relations manager for the agency. At 9:45 p.m. fire officials said they were trying to figure out what...
AlaskaDigest programs and ways to be involved with the organization. Light refreshments will be served. Meanwhile, Kelly Hurd, community relations manager for the American Red Cross of Alaska, has announced that George Briggs is the new district...
Fund-raising for terrorism victims

...material and a design for the dog-bootie effort. "People in almost a cathartic way need to help out somehow," said Kelly Hurd, Red Cross community relations manager in Anchorage. Juneau's Gross Alaska theaters plan to donate all proceeds from...
Unprecedented numbers leave for Katrina relief

...extraordinary number for us," Briggs said. Statewide the Red Cross has trained more than 600 prospective volunteers, said Kelly Hurd, the state chapter's community-relations manager. Many volunteers who haven't been deployed yet remain in a holding...
JDHS grad says storm reminds him of priorities

...telephone, the mental health clinician said. She has volunteered to go to the Gulf Coast to help with recovery efforts. Kelly Hurd, community relations manager for the American Red Cross of Alaska in Anchorage, said that among Alaska volunteers and...
Girl helps rescue family in Anchorage mobile-home fire

...for help. Tonya Dresnek also escaped when firefighters arrived. "Gaines made sure everyone got out safely," said Kelly Hurd with Red Cross. "She was a little hero." Two people were taken to a hospital with injuries, but Fire Department...
Juneau to help tsunami victims

...Alaska has collected about $330,000, almost seven times more than the nonprofit's original goal of $50,000, said Kelly Hurd, the organization's community relations manager. Hurd said the Red Cross plans to send a big check to an international...
Red Cross helping to reunite families separated by war

...information out about this service, because we think there are probably more people who could benefit from it," said Kelly Hurd, development and marketing director for the Red Cross in Anchorage. And this may be the first time in Alaska the Red...


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