Local donations to Red Cross top $500,000

Posted by Christi Reynard email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - People across the Tri-state are digging deep to help Haiti.  The Red Cross says $500,000 has been donated in the greater Cincinnati area alone.

Red Cross officials say the money is going to not only feed the Haitian earthquake victims but also getting medical aid to those who need it, and preventing the spread of disease.

Nationwide, about $170-million has been donated to the Red Cross.

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