As always we hope our brief message finds you safe and healthy.
This evening, all eyes are on Tropical Depression Fred as it makes it’s way to South Florida; set to impact the Florida Keys as soon as Saturday.
Friends, NOW is the time to ensure your storm plan is in place to prepare your family.
The American Red Cross has provided excellent resources to help prepare for potential disasters from these types of storms and aid in assisting those in need.
The following link provides information for how to properly prepare for a storm: https://www.redcross.org/local/florida/south-florida/about-us/news-and-events/press-releases/red-cross-encourages-the-community-to-take-steps-now-to-prepare-0.html
This link provides information on how you can help those affected by any disasters: https://www.redcross.org/local/florida/south-florida/ways-to-donate.html
And, this link provides information on how you can join us and become a volunteer: https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer.html
Finally, use this link to download Red Cross emergency apps:
As volunteers, donors and Board members of the South Florida American Red Cross, Marile and I are very proud of our entire South Florida Team — we know that they are working hard to make the necessary preparations.
Join us in thanking all the volunteers, professional staff and first responders.
Soon, many of our neighbors to the south are going to face heavy rain and strong winds, we pray for their safety
As always, we thank you for taking the time to reflect with us.
Know that we cherish your friendship and continuing support.
Marile & Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.