Saturday, April 15, 2006


Tornado info

Just a quick note about where you can request assistance or donate to the tornado relief efforts from the Red Cross:
American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help victims of disaster by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross. Call the American Red Cross at (319) 393-3500 in Linn County, (319) 337-2119 in Johnson County or toll-free at (800) 982-2438. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter at PO Box 10375, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52410-0375. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting
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