Many Iowans stunned by Friday’s deadly and destructive earthquake in India are sending help overseas through the American Red Cross. Bobbie Bishop, spokeswoman for the Central Iowa chapter, says the situation is dire.It’s feared at least 20-thousand people were killed in the quake, while thousands are still missing. At least eight survivors were rescued in the past two days, including a four-year-old child who was pulled from the rubble. Bishop says Iowans have been calling to find out how they can help relieve the suffering.Bishop says there are several ways to get the money from Iowa to those who need it in India.You can write a check to your local Iowa chapter of the Red Cross, call 800-HELP NOW or log on to “www.redcross.org” for a secure donation using a credit card.
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