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Red Cross promotes international services program

By Megan McNerney, Web Producer, MMcnerney@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 14 2014 04:06:07 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 14 2014 04:24:37 PM CDT

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley is helping family members reconnect.

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley is helping family members reconnect.

The Red Cross held an information session on its International Services Program today at the Promenade Shops.

Organizers said the goal was to let employers and agencies know about their "Restoring Family Links" service.

The service assists refugees, immigrants, migrants and other local foreign-born people reestablish contact with family members who are internationally separated.

Organizers said they try to collect as much information about the family member as possible and then send the information to the Red Cross closest to the location where they believe the person is living.