CHAPTER 444

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

COMMENDING THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AND RECOMMENDING CONTRIBUTIONS THERETO.

WHEREAS, by executive order issued by the President of the United States, the American Red Cross has been appointed the National Blood Collection Agency; and

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross has responsibilities to the many men serving in all the branches of the Armed Services of the United States and also to their families, and the said responsibilities are ever increasing; and

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross is further charged with the responsibility of family relief and rehabilitation to victims of natural catastrophe or disaster such as flood, hurricane, draught, fire and epidemic; and

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross always stands in readiness to assist men of our Armed Forces and their loved ones at home, and also render protection and relief to victims of all kinds of disasters; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Chapter of the American Red Cross is the only Chapter of the more than three thousand seven hundred Chapters that comprises the American Red Cross that has jurisdiction over an entire State, and has demonstrated its worth to the people of the State by the many services it has rendered to the people of the State of Delaware; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring therein, as follows:

THAT as the great work of the American Red Cross can be carried on only by voluntary contributions of the people, we urge all citizens to give generously of their means to this great organization in order that the Red Cross may carry on its program for the relief of suffering humanity all over the world.

Approved April 1, 1953.