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Red Cross In Need Of Volunteers

London, Kentucky, Monday, December 21 – The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers with flexible schedules to respond to single and multi-family home fires in the Lake Cumberland service area which includes the following counties:  Casey, Adair, Cumberland, Clinton, Russell, Pulaski, Wayne, McCreary, Whitley, Laurel, Clay, Knox, Bell and Harlan. Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers respond to assist families with shelter, support, and access to basic needs immediately following a home fire – often arriving on scene even as the fire is still burning.  Last year, the Red Cross provided disaster assistance to 165 families in the Lake Cumberland service area.

Volunteers may apply online by visiting or by contacting the Chapter Executive, Terry Burkhart, at 859-253-1331 or

The American Red Cross is a 501c3 nonprofit, humanitarian organization. Red Cross volunteers respond to disasters every eight minutes, and nearly all of these are home fires.

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