Various charities, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Red Cross, Hero Miles, and Project Concern accept them all year round.
“The Red Cross was not a central player in those early days,” said New York City Councilman Brad Lander.
Obama himself began burning up the phone lines, consulting with FEMA, the Red Cross, and, of course, local officials.
Another mass crime at the time was the slaughter of half a dozen Red Cross workers in their beds, once again by “unknowns.”
President Obama pledged $100 million, and the Red Cross $10 million.
My address in Paris is below: it is quicker, they tell me, than the Red Cross.
Nobody would offer to finance a chart with a Red Cross on it.
I turned her over to some women I knew in the Red Cross, and she has been well taken care of ever since.
The wounded had been borne away by busy Red Cross angels of mercy.
I learn that an automobile driven by Germans and flying the Red Cross flag has been signalled.
early 15c., national emblem of England (St. George's Cross), also the badge of the Order of the Temple. Hence red-cross knight, one bearing such a marking on shield or crest. In 17c., a red cross was the mark placed on the doors of London houses inflected with the plague. Red Cross (in Muslim lands, red crescent) adopted as a symbol of ambulance service 1864 by the Geneva Conference.
Red Cross n.
An international organization that cares for the wounded, sick, and homeless in wartime according to the terms of the Geneva Convention of 1864, and now also during and following natural disasters.
A national branch of the Red Cross.
The Red Cross emblem of this organization, a Geneva cross or a red Greek cross on a white background.