Red Cross Volunteer, Sylvester Palacios Jr., Aids Austin Residents Affected by Fire

As a volunteer public information officer for the Red Cross, Pierponter Sylvester Palacios Jr. is often called out to disaster situations to help those displaced access Red Cross services. On Sunday, March 9, 2014, Palacios responded to an emergency and aided those affected by a fire at an east Austin apartment complex.

“One of the important things in addition to food, clothing and shelter is that we provide hope,” said Palacios.

We are proud to have team members with such strong commitment to our community. 

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