WLOX Editorial: Be an everyday hero

When most of us think of the American Red Cross, we likely picture the work they do in major disasters affecting thousands of people. But the Red Cross responds to events every day that are disastrous to families in South Mississippi.

Last year the South Mississippi Chapter of the Red Cross responded 345 times to fires and other local disasters in 13 counties. Red Cross workers and volunteers assisted more than 18 hundred local military members. The work of the Red Cross continues every day.

We invite you to join the ranks of the everyday heroes. You can do that by donating your blood, your money or your time to the American Red Cross.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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