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What do these photos have in common? For one, they’re all Creative Commons licensed. Please click through to see photo credits. But, there’s something else tying all of them together.  Tell us what you think it is in the comments.

Join Amy Grant in Sending Holiday Mail for Heroes

Watch the latest business video at FOXBusiness.com If you’d like to do even more for our troops all year long, check out the Service to Armed Forces section of our brand new Holiday Catalog. You can provide a gift that saves the day.

What We’re Reading

Today’s edition of The Big Picture is called Watching the H1N1 Flu Pandemic. >> Find resources to help you avoid (hopefully!) and to deal with (we have lots of good caretaking info) H1N1 swine flu.

Tweets of the Day

Keep the tweets coming in! We love to read all of them. You can follow us on Twitter @RedCross. grandprize_23: Is now certified to save your life and the lives of your loved ones by the american red cross  mommyisrocknrol: The American Red Cross’ new blood donation slogan: “Starve a vampire, Give blood.” Really? Even [...]

Holiday Mail for Heroes Veterans Day Kickoff Event

You can join in the fun – find out how to send in a holiday card for a hero. You can also do more than send a card this season by picking out an inspired gift from our Holiday Catalog.

Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling of the larger and/or more intriguing aspects of our global work… [The place names link to maps so that you can get a quick idea [...]

A Look Behind The Scenes With Holiday Mail

Tomorrow we are holding our kick-off event for our Holiday Mail for Heroes program in Washington, DC! Special guest Amy Grant will be there to show her support and we’ll be inviting people to sign cards. If you’re in the area and would like to stop by, please do! You can find more detail and [...]

Happy Birthday Sesame Street

We’d like to wish Sesame Street a very happy 40th birthday today and thank the Sesame Street characters and community for doing such great work on flu prevention this year.

Ahh!!! My House is on Fire!!!!!

Want to sound much more cool and collected if your house catches on fire? Learn some Red Cross preparedness tips. Also, on this episode, Red Cross volunteer Bob Wade discusses some of the fires that he has responded to. >> Listen Now >> Episodes 1-13 of Cross the Globe You can subscribe to this podcast [...]

Chat Live with Disaster Services’ Trevor Riggen

Just a little FYI to let you know you can ask questions now and follow a live chat with our own Trevor Riggen tomorrow on the Chronicle of Philanthropy site. Since a disaster can strike at any time, what steps can nonprofit groups take now to guard against fund-raising difficulties? Join us Tuesday, November 10, [...]