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American Red Cross question

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American Red Cross question

I heard that the American Red Cross "bills back" people that use their services. It might take awhile but eventually a bill shows up. Is this true?

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1. Re: American Red Cross question

Sounds like urban myth to me. From the Red Cross website:

"All Red Cross assistance is given free of charge, made possible by the generous contribution of people's time, money, and skills"

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2. Re: American Red Cross question

That's the kind of bad info that keeps people from seeking help.

On the other hand, FEMA will come back to get money if they later decide they gave it to you "in error."

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3. Re: American Red Cross question

I work with a man that swears that when his father died and he was in the army, when the "organization" that hepled him get home, they billed him for it afterwards. I don't know if I beleive it or not, but I would want to know for sure about the kind of organization I'm giving my money to.