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FedEx Kicks Off the NFL Season with FANtastic News for the Red Cross

Written by Leigh-Anne Dennison, a Red Crosser from Browns Town (Cleveland, Ohio) Isn’t it great how the football season brings people together? From tailgates to Super Bowl parties, folks gather to cheer on their champs or root for their favorite underdogs. Even “casual fans” will do the touchdown dance when their local team scores in […]

Why We Give to the Red Cross

By Anthem Foundation At Anthem, we partner with thousands of national and local nonprofit organizations, and are proud and inspired by all that our company, our Foundation, our partners and our associates do to give back. We are particularly committed to ensuring that we impact and strengthen communities where we live, work and serve. Disasters […]

Red Cross 4 Our Troops

It’s that time of year when people start thinking about three things: fireworks, parades and family BBQs. However, the Fourth of July is also a great time to reflect on those who have served and those who continue to serve our country to protect the freedoms that we Americans enjoy every day. In the spirit of […]

This Memorial Day, Be Their Champion

Every day, the American Red Cross honors the men and women of the United States Armed Forces as they sacrifice their comforts and freedoms to serve our country. This Memorial Day, we take extra time to remember and dedicate our work to those who have fallen in service to our country. Featured in yesterday’s blog […]

Argi Raises More Than $1.9 Million

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of World of Warcraft players around the world who purchased the Argi pet, we’ve raised a total of more than 1.9 million USD to support the ongoing Ebola relief efforts in Africa by the Red Cross. In December, we announced that for every Argi purchased by December 31, 2014, 100% […]

First and Second Ladies Visit the Red Cross

Wednesday was an exciting day at the American Red Cross National Headquarters! We had the privilege to host the Launch of the Joining Forces Impact Pledge event, in coordination with the White House, the Council on Foundations and the White Oak Steering Committee. Joining Forces is the White House initiative to rally the military, nonprofit, […]

Fired Up for a Frozen Showdown

Wow! What an end to All Star Celebrity Apprentice. The last two contestants are standing and it’s Trace Adkins and Penn Jillette! Penn’s a great competitor, but we love Trace and the voice he’s given to disaster victims the last several weeks. All of us at the Red Cross are so proud of Trace and […]

Surfing Report: Supermodels,Simulations, Shorelines, and S’More

Practice Makes Perfect! [Oregon Trail Red Cross] Now I know it’s more than just blood (Southeastern Michigan Red Cross] 3 year old boy donates [Northeast Indiana Red Cross] Supermodel Niki Taylor reaches out to blood donors who helped save her life [Atlanta Journal Constitution] Rusty fire hydrant planets [What does your nearest fire hydrant look […]

Surfing Report: Makeovers, Tapirs, Casinos, and more

The Red Cross Gets a Makeover [Turn Out] Animal CPR Given to a Tapir [Huffington Post] To Save a Life, Odds Favor Defibrillators in Casinos [NPR] Letters from a Private  

Volunteer Connection

There has not been a day that has passed in my over dozen years with the Red Cross that I have not been touched, amazed and delighted by our volunteers. They are an integral part of our country’s fabric. Their dedication is felt in thousands of communities, from small towns like Latrobe, PA to large […]