Red Cross Helps Many Families (Morning Olympian August 11, 1932)

Red Cross Helps Many Families

(Morning Olympian  August 11, 1932)

Thurston county chapter of American Red Cross kept 22 families supplied with groceries and distributed federal flour to 1,400 families during the past month, Mrs. Fay Miller, home service secretary, reported to chapter executive board Wednesday.

A service used extensively during the month was the Red Cross’ free  bus service to the Yelm berry fields.  A total of 581 persons were hauled during the month.

The chapter furnished clothing to 26 families, bedding to three, medical supplies to nine and fresh milk to five.

The chapter furnished the water department a list of 30 needy men deserving of employment, most of whom have been given work by the city, and in addition obtained work of miscellaneous nature for 14 more.

The clinic conducted a full program also during July.

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