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What is the motto of the Red Cross?

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The motto of the American Red Cross is: "The need is real; the time is now." This motto meshes with the organization's mission to mitigate human suffering during emergencies by marshaling donations and volunteers.

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What is the motto of the Red Cross?
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The American Red Cross responds to small and large domestic disasters, including house fires and tornadoes. Domestic and international disaster-relief efforts include organizing food donations, medical care and temporary shelter for victims. The Red Cross also organizes blood donations from 4 million people each year, making the organization America's largest blood supplier. The Red Cross educates the next generation of volunteers by offering classes in babysitting, first aid and lifeguard training.

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