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Sound the Alarm! Smoke Alarm Installation

PLEASE HELP US SAVE LIVES! The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to support the Sound the Alarm rally on Saturday, October 1st, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Partnering with the City of Alexandria Fire Department, volunteers will visit homes to install free smoke alarms and share home fire safety education materials in the East Lynhaven Gateway neighborhood. If participants enter homes they will be expected to wear a mask. Training will be provided on site so previous experience is not needed. Children and teens under 18 can participate with a parent or guardian or a signed waiver. We will meet at the: Leonard “Chick” Armstrong Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather conditions. You MUST register to volunteer for this event. A few hours of your time can make a life-saving difference to families facing a home fire emergency.

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Disaster & Emergency Services
Families, Low-income communities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:12+

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