Red cross prepares volunteers for future disasters

As a result of this weekends water crisis, the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio provided disaster volunteer training sessions for interested community members.


olunteers learned about feeding large numbers of people, distributing bulk items, and setting up emergency shelters.



e got hundreds of calls from people who said I want to help too. What can I do, so now we want to give them the opportunity to get trained and how to deliver red cross services and be a part of the team that helps the community in disaster," explains Todd James with the American Red Cross.



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ouldn't make

it to Thursday nights training, call their local office at 419-329-2900 and ask to speak to Diane Dixon to arrange a training session. Interested volunteers can also visit