Car Donations And Disaster Readiness.

Winter may be officially gone but it will not be easily forgotten, in some areas this extreme season is ending with a bang. Parts of Okalahoma received approximately ten inches of blowing snow on the first official day of spring which affected roads, power and even caused deaths in the region. While other parts of the country are starting to warm up their severe weather worries are far from over. Red Cross Dallas has provided information for what to do in case of a tornado on its website. This year’s weather has been anything but calm and shows signs of continuing intensity. This means that Red Cross will be busy and needs all the help it can get. You can give assistance in the form of time, money or a car donation. Depending on your local chapter your car donation may go toward funding or actually be used to help people during a disaster. The condition of the car is not important even if the vehicle cannot be resold with the profits going back to your local chapter the proceeds from the salvagable portions of the vehicle are still of value. just the donation.

 

Now that the weather is changing areas like the Midwest and southern are bracing for the possibility of tornadoes. Donated cars are an important part of funds for a lot of chapters. Red Cross Dallas is telling residents to be prepared by having emergency kits, contacts and plans in place if and when disaster strikes. Though tornadoes don’t usually last long they can do and incredible amount of damage in a short period of time. Donating your non running car you can help your local Red Cross get people to safety and be on the scene as soon as it’s safe to do so. Even if you don’t live in an area that is particularly prone to natural disasters it never hurts to be prepared and donating your car could help Red Cross save lives.

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