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What’s in a vest?

Sure that’s completely adorable but we throw down the gauntlet and suggest that you in one of these is even better.

Joe Gets the Call

At 2:30 a.m. Joe gets the call – there’s a house fire in Mt. Holly. He does what he can to wake himself up, grabs his gear and off he goes.

What We’re Reading: TS Alex Edition

Tracking Tropical Storm Alex

Don’t Choke on Food, OK?

Today’s New York Times has an article called Labels Urged for Food that Can Choke. We’re not taking a position but we do want to offer you a solution:

What We’re Reading

Demi Lovato visited Chile, This American Life covers relief efforts in Haiti, we’re in a commercial, and it’s cute baby photos in honor of Hurricane Preparedness Week.

What We’re Reading

Have you found any links on your internet travels that might affect the Red Cross? Let us see them in the comments.

What We’re Reading: Happy St. Patty’s Day Edition

A young earthquake survivor in Carrefour (Haiti) during a Red Cross activity for kids. Photo: Bonnie Gillespie/American Red Cross There’s No Point in Doing Good Badly – Time Magazine Dellaine and Tony Spencer, American Red Cross volunteers from the Central Iowa Chapter in Des Moines, IA were deployed to Fargo, ND. on March 17th. Red [...]

Winter Storm: Send us your photos

We’d love to see your snow photos. Just add them to our Flickr pool. We want you to have fun and stay safe during this unusual winter. Please check out our winter storm tip sheet [pdf].

Earthquake in Haiti Information Resources

Links to information about the American Red Cross relief effort in Haiti

American Red Cross President Gail McGovern from Haiti

From American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern: I can tell you that this is a devastating disaster with widespread extensive damage. Many buildings are pancaked flat, the streets are filled with rubble and people. The infrastructure of the country is in severely damaged – airports, ports and roads – making it very difficult [...]