EXPERIENCED RED CROSS DISASTER RESPONDER AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS IN HAITI

San Diego, January 21, 2010 – Tenured American Red Cross disaster respondent Bonnie Gillespie arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tuesday to assist ongoing relief efforts following the January 12, 2010 earthquake that destroyed much of the nation’s capital.

Gillespie brings years of experience working on international relief operations to the Red Cross teams on the ground, including working in Banda Aceh in the wake of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.  Gillespie will be available for scheduled interviews regarding the ongoing work of the American Red Cross and other partners in Haiti.