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Help Now: Billy Bob Thornton on Red Cross Disaster Relief

We’re always grateful for support from celebrities such as Billy Bob Thornton. Check out the PSA below, in which he recounts the flash flood in Arkansas a couple months ago that caused 20 fatalities.

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… PAKISTAN: The ICRC is providing training inĀ first aid for journalists from Pakistan working in [...]

ONE Campaign

You can help Haiti by joining the ONE Campaign in calling on Congress to release funds for reconstruction. Sign the petition!

What We’re Reading

Your American Red Cross had a busy weekend responding to your neighbors all over the country. Stay tuned to the Disaster Online Newsroom for info about our responses.

Red, White & Vroom

Our friends at Red Cross Racing want to make sure you know that you can win a 2011 Ford Fiesta by entering the Red, White and Vroom Sweepstakes.

Jalen’s Visit Ends

Unfortunately today is my last day to learn about the Red Cross. I have has a great week and am really glad I made this trip! Luckily today I was able to meet the head of the Pakistani Red Crescent who was visiting

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… UKRAINE: Visiting nurses make the difference in a program assisting the elderly and people [...]

Tweets of the Day: CPR edition

Our favorite CPR themed tweets from today. Do you have any to share?

What We’re Reading

What we’re reading: Spaghetti models for a tropical disturbance and Wired’s Wiki on how to survive a plane crash.

Jalen takes a CPR & First Aid Class

Today I attended an ARC CPR & First Aid Class. In this class we learned to do CPR and operate an AED or Defibrillator