A Kirkwood woman is among several Central and Western New York residents are finding themselves spending the Thanksgiving holiday period thousands of miles from home helping others.

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Lisa Cass will be working on Recovery Operations for the American Red Cross in California following the devastating wildfires that have left dozens dead.  Other Red Cross volunteers are assigned to not only California but to Siapan where they are helping with recovery from Super Typhoon Yutu that hit in October.

People wanting to help disaster operations can contribute by visiting redcross.org, by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a ten dollar donation.