QCC’s Executive Team recently set up an American Red Cross online fundraiser to support relief efforts for those affected by the recent disasters in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
The executive team asked everyone in the QCC community to help those affected by these major disasters and the QCC community came through, raising over $4,000 in its “Quinsigamond Community College Cares” Red Cross fundraiser.
“The Executive Team wants to thank everyone who so graciously donated,” said Lucinda Costa,Assistant to the President.
The American Red Cross is an agency dedicated to preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. They respond to more than 65,000 disasters every year and 95% of the Red Cross disaster workers are volunteers. The Red Cross turns compassion into action so that all people affected by disasters across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope. The Red Cross works to ensure that our communities are ready and prepared for disasters and that everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products.