Although it officially started two months ago, we are now entering the peak of hurricane season. We hope it will remain quiet. But, should a storm impact our area, we know Baton Rouge residents will be there for each other. And, this year the American Red Cross is providing an additional way for people to help storm victims through the Team Red Cross app.
The free app, which can be used on your smartphone or tablet, alerts users whenever a Red Cross volunteer opportunity appears in their area. The app also enables its users to donate money to the Red Cross and send out emergency response information to their family and friends. We encourage everyone who has the means to download the Team Red Cross app.
The app will not only help the spread of vital information during a time of crisis, but also make it easier to help others suffering through a storm.
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