Did you know that
$25 provides five blankets at an emergency shelter
$350 will provide emergency food and shelter for 25 disaster victims for one day
$2,500 deploys one emergency response vehicle and drivers (including housing and meals for drivers) to a disaster relief operation.
There are many ways you can make a donation to your local Red Cross Chapter.
Here are some additional ideas, http://www.redcrossnca.org/Donate/make_a_donation.php3
Remember to designate the American Red Cross of the National Capital Area (UW #8022 and CFC #96686) or your local chapter during the United Way/Combined Federal Campaign!
You can also make a donation directly on their donation website.