Red Cross holds first ‘Giving Day’ fundraiser campaign

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The American Red Cross is holding its first Giving Day on Tuesday, June 2, a 24 hour fundraising campaign to help support those in need around the United States.

Thirty-one Tennesseans have been sent to Texas to help with relief efforts after the devastating tornadoes and floods there. Workers are providing a safe place to stay, food and water, relief supplies, health services and emotional support.

If you are interested in giving to the Red Cross, you can go to http://www.redcross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Related story: East Tenn. Red Cross volunteers help families in Texas after tornadoes and floods

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