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Hats Off to Celebrity-Packed TUBEATHON Concert

Last week, the Red Cross joined forces with iHeartRadio and What’s Trending to kick off our annual Giving Day with an online, celebrity-packed concert. The TUBEATHON was a live streamed music event featuring social media influencers to raise money and awareness for the Red Cross. A Hashtag for Good The event focused on #help1family, a hashtag […]

If We Each #Help1Family: Red Cross Giving Day

It’s almost here! April 21 is Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising campaign supporting the work of the Red Cross as we help people each and every day in need of emergency support. Your support on Giving Day will help in those minutes, hours, and days after a disaster. And boy, have we been busy with disasters! […]

“The Stars” Align to Spread Hope on #GivingTuesday

Today, the stars are aligned. At the Red Cross, we are fortunate to work with our celebrity donors and volunteers, as well as many television and film partners.  Each day, they bring us creative ideas about how to alleviate suffering and save lives through the powerful and creative influence of the entertainment industry.  They sing […]

Josh Duhamel (ND native) on Red Cross disaster response

Twilight Giveaway for You

Choose American Red Cross as your cause of choice on Social Vibe, leave a comment on their blog, and you could be picked to win a Twilight DVD. The giveaway is tomorrow, March 25. We’ve got over 300 comments already, so get in the game quick!

The Big Picture

Looking at boston.com’s The Year 2008 in Photographs this morning, I was struck by how many of the photos involved events the American Red Cross responded to this year. Tropical Storm Hanna The Big Picture’s photo of the year #4 The American Red Cross obviously responded to Hanna in the United States, but we were […]

A Gift Idea: Blanket Donations

Reminder: With $10 and a Facebook account you can give (in a friend’s name) the equivalent of 2 real blankets to a family affected by a disaster. It’s a great holiday gift idea for those on your gift list who are Facebook-obsessed.

Thanks for Participating in the National Day of Giving

Thanks to everyone for participating in the National Day of Giving last Saturday. To reiterate just how important the Campaign for Disaster Relief is, Mother Nature is handing much of the United States some winter doozies right now. Your American Red Cross is providing services such as warming centers, shelters, and food and blankets in […]

Take Action Today! It’s the National Day of Giving

The National Day of Giving has arrived! Yours truly is putting on layers now to head out to our 17th Street building here in DC with all of my colleagues. I’ll try to report back later with pictures. In the meantime – do your part! Your incentive (besides feeling good that you’ve just made someone […]

Twitter Hall of Fame

Every once in a while we like to show you the things people are saying about the Red Cross on Twitter. Here are our favorites from the past few days: trexsandwich: I’m now half an inch away from being a Red Cross volunteer. Excitement! Danger! Passion? examorata: Why yes, Red Cross, you may have some […]