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A Thank You to the American Red Cross
Message from President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of hundreds of disasters across the community each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross Manatee County Chapter, which provides shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to victims of disaster. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. If you wish to designate your donation to a specific disaster please do so at the time of your donation. Call 941-792-8686. Contributions to American Red Cross Manatee County Chapter may be sent to 2905 59th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34209. Internet users can make a secure online contribution by visiting


The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers and guided by the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.