AUSTIN (KXAN) - The American Red Cross of Central Texas is offering a new way you can help children who have been affected by disaster.
It's not in the form of money or clothes, but rather a stuffed animal named Piper the Puppy.
The stuffed animal wears a Red Cross arm band and a "Given by" footpad which allows for the Red Cross to put the sponsor's name on it before they give it to a child.
For a $100 donation, Central Texans can sponsor a Piper. Along with Piper, each child will receive a story called “You’re Loved…But This You Knew."
When Piper is given to a child, the Red Cross then contacts the sponsor with the age and gender of the child to let them know that Piper has found a new home.
The funds raised in the Piper the Puppy program will support ongoing Red Cross disaster relief services in Central Texas.
To sponsor a Piper the Puppy, call (512) 929-1227 or email email@example.com.
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