Today, more than ever, Armed Forces Emergency Services
continues to be a steadfast friend to military families
stationed all over the world. In times of both
celebration and crisis, Red Cross workers send messages
across thousands of miles to U.S. service men and women
separated from loved ones. These messages bring hope amid
chaos - reassurance that family members are alive and
Twenty-four hours a day, the Red Cross transmit good news
about the arrival of a newborn baby, as well as the tragic
news of a critical illness in the family or death of a
loved one. We also provide access to financial assistance
for military families in crisis, as well as counseling,
referrals, and other related services.
Here are some ways you can support our troops:
financial donation to the American Red Cross of the
Quad City Area so that it can continue emergency
communications, deploying workers, outreach, and
financial support efforts of the family members of
career and reservists.
phone at the Nextel retail store located at 5131 Utica
Ridge Road in Davenport. Nextel will donate an average
of $1.50 per phone to the American Red Cross services
for U.S. military members and their families.
baby-sit, pick up groceries, do laundry, or shovel snow
for those service families you know.
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