Hurricane Sandy Relief: What San Diegans Can Do

Red CrossOur hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Red Cross needs your help now.  The American Red Cross has issued an urgent need for immediate blood and platelet donations as well as monetary donations.

How You Can Help Now


Go to
Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Your gift enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to those affected.

Contributions may also be sent to your local Red Cross chapter:

3950 Calle Fortunada San Diego, CA 92123

Blood Shortage:

More than 325 American Red Cross blood drives were cancelled as result of this storm, so people in the San Diego area are incouraged to visit to make an appointment. There are many blood drives in the San Diego area this week to choose from, visit

The American National Red Cross is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to the American National Red Cross are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Red Cross’ tax identification number is 53-0196605.

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