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by Justin Elliott
ProPublica, Oct. 29, 2014, 4:26 am

ProPublica is reporting on how the American Red Cross operates and how it spends hundreds of millions of dollars donated by Americans every year. Many people who care deeply about this important institution have spoken to us, helping us to better understand the Red Cross and its problems after Isaac and Sandy.

If you have experience with or information about the American Red Cross, including its financial and statistical reporting, you can help us in several ways.

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