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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Agency
In addition to domestic disaster relief, the American Red Cross offers services in five other areas: support for victims of home fires and other disasters; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
National organization established in 1881. Local office established in 1917. Merged into Northwestern PA Chapter in 2013. Includes the following counties: Erie, Crawford, Warren, Forest, McKean, Potter, Elk and Cameron counties.