Calls pour in to local Red Cross
Published 01/18/2010, The Daily Republic
The Haiti earthquake that killed thousands on Tuesday has local Red Cross workers fielding calls in numbers that haven’t been seen since Hurricane Katrina.
“The phone rings nonstop,” said Jackie Horton, executive director for the Dakota Plains chapter of the American Red Cross. “There’s so much press coverage on a national scale that people just feel they need to help.”