Volunteers from Indiana have traveled to Florida and now to Mississippi to help with hurricane relief efforts.
Storms and power outages in Indiana have contributed to a drop in the Red Cross' donations.
The Indiana Blood Center suggests donors come in and give "double donations" to help maintain supplies.
Severe storms and tornadoes touched down in Indiana Wednesday leaving thousands still without power.
An emergency shelter is now open at the First United Methodist Church in Bloomington.
Many homes in Martin County are flooded, while residents of Orange County are coping well with the high waters.
Recognizing efforts of the past continues to give the gift of life to millions of diverse groups today.