|March is “Red Cross Month” in Allen County|
The Allen County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed March as “American Red Cross Month” and encouraged citizens to actively support and participate in the organization’s activities.
The proclamation was presented at today’s legislative session to Kay Ostrum, executive director of the Red Cross of Northeast Indiana Chapter.
“Every day, the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana stands ready to provide emergency services and humanitarian relief to Allen County and its citizens,” the proclamation reads. “When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is there to help families rebuild their lives, responding immediately to bring hope and help to our neighbors in need.”
Every year, the American Red Cross:
The Northeast Indiana Chapter of Red Cross serves residents of Allen, DeKalb, Noble, Steuben, Wells, and Whitley Counties in Indiana and Williams County, Ohio. With the help of over 700 community volunteers, the organization provides critical programs that meet a variety of needs. Programs include Disaster Services, Service to the Armed Forces, Health and Safety Services and Translation and International Services.