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Disaster victim with cooking set gift

Red Cross Disaster Aid

As we all sit down to our holiday meals, we probably give little thought to the cooking technology that made our meal possible.

Considering that mankind has spent most of its “kitchen” time working over an open wood or peat  fire, the use of induction cooking, microwave ovens, food processors, and silicone bakeware is no small kettle of fish.

But what if you went back in time before the 17th Century? It wasn’t until then that Western man was finding it common to use metal cookware?  Imagine your life with no metal frying pan, bowl, plate or utensils. Could you survive?

Ok, this is the 21st century and we don’t have that problem anymore, right? 

What happens when we lose our cooking tools due to some natural or man-made disaster: a hurricane, a tsunami, or any of a twenty-seven (27) military conflicts now underway on this planet?

This holiday season you can return some self-sufficiency to those affected by disasters with a gift to the American Red Cross.

A Red Cross cooking set can restore a family’s independence and allow them to cook and serve food in the wake of a catastrophe. The set that the Red Cross distributes includes two cooking pots, a frying pan, bowls, plates, cups and utensils.

Your gift of a Red Cross cooking set won’t fill your belly, but it may make your heart feel full.


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