American Red Cross deployed more than 15,000 volunteers to aid disaster victims impacted by Hurricane Sandy, a destructive and deadly hurricane that hit the Atlantic coast in 2012.
Red Cross volunteer Eilene Guy comforts Maria Pennell, who lost her home by the destruction caused by Hurricane Irene in August 2011. Maria’s six children, including Maryulite Ruiz (rear) and Emily Pennell, were safe with her in a Red Cross shelter. Photo by Daniel Cima/American Red Cross.
American Airlines employees and customers helped raise more than $1.7 million to help aid those affected by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami in 2011.