Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Durant, who has roots in Prince George's County, donated the money through the American Red Cross.
A Prince George's County native is hoping to help victims of the massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, by donating $1 million to the cause. NBA Player Kevin Durant donated the money to the American Red Cross today, according to the organization's Twitter account. Durant is the forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder. You can give back too. Text "REDCROSS" to 90999 for a $10 donation.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Notes from around the city of Greenbelt, MD.
Update: City council will still host a work session with the Greenbelt National Guard on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. in city hall, although Patch previously reported it was cancelled. According to the city of Greenbelt's Facebook page, a work session set to be held on Feb. 13 was cancelled and set to be rescheduled at a later date. Due to the holiday Monday, trash service has been altered this week. There will be no appliance or yard waste collections on Friday, Feb. 22. A blood drive will be held on Friday, Feb. 22 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Greenbelt Community Center in room 201. To make an appointment, contact Rebekah Sutfin at 240-542-2056 or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Here is how Greenbelt residents' donations can aid victims in most affected areas.
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Friday, November 2, 2012
While Greenbelt and the greater Prince George's County was largely spared from catastrophic damage from Superstorm Sandy, but residents in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and other coastal areas were not so lucky. Patch has gathered some resources if you want to help in relief efforts. In Greenbelt, tonight's concert featuring Longtooth at the New Deal Cafe will benefit the Red Cross. Volunteers in New Jersey are being coordinated through an emergency response hotline, 1-800-JERSEY-7 (1-800-537-7397). Alternate numbers, for when the hotline isn’t staffed, include 609-775-5236 and 908-303-0471 or emails can be sent to Rowena.Madden@sos.state.nj.us. The New York City agency NYC Service is coordinating volunteers for various relief projects…
Monday, June 25, 2012
In the face of a 10 percent drop in donations, the Red Cross is holding a blood drive in Greenbelt, MD.
The Greenbelt Recreation Department is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, June 26, on the second floor of the Greenbelt Municipal Building in City Council chambers. It runs from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Blood Donations are down more than 10 percent in the country, leaving the Red Cross 50,000 pints below its normal reserve, according to its website. As of Monday, 45 people have scheduled appointments in Greenbelt, said Rebekah Sutfin, Greenbelt Community Center coordinator. There are still some appointments left, and they will take walk-ins, she added. For more information call Sutfin at (240) 542-2056 or the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS. Donors will be entered into a raffle to win a four pack of Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith tickets …