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“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 [...]

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Asks “What is a Hero?”

Last night, on the finale of TNT’s The Hero, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson asked contestants to define what it means to be a hero. On the show, contestants have competed for the title of #TheHero in challenges of strength, courage and integrity, so many of them offered strong perspectives on true heroism. For #HeroDave, heroism [...]

My Heroes

This past month I had the wonderful opportunity to meet and reflect on some of my heroes—people who have shown extraordinary courage and selflessness on behalf of our country and others around the world.

Red Cross and Seventeen Encourage CPR Training

The February issue of Seventeen magazine hit the shelves yesterday, and there’s a special mission inside of it!

Today in the Red Cross Twitterverse

Reminder: You can follow local Red Cross Twitter accounts or Red Cross workers.

Heroes: On-Screen and Off

What do actor Masi Oka and the Red Cross have in common? Heroes!

Super Bowl Players are Already Red Cross Champs

We don’t want to play favorites, but we have a bunch of Kurt Warner photos from last year’s midwest tornadoes and storms. Enjoy and good luck to both teams this Sunday.

A Red Cross Anthem Came to Us in YouTube Video Response

This just in: YouTube user Lancecorp just posted a video response called Red Cross Anthem to several of our videos. We all just gathered around my desk to watch it. I suggest you do the same. Thank you to the people who wrote this song and put together this video. We want to talk to [...]

We Get Letters … About Dogs!

A slice of history to help celebrate the Dog Days of Summer – it’s the tale of the first ever therapy dog. Dear Red Cross, In the March of 1946 issue of the Junior Red Cross News there appeared an article with photos by Red Cross correspondent Dora Jane Hamblin from Manila about my Yorkshire [...]

Q&A with Dr. Haleh Esfandiari

  We’re still working furiously to respond to those affected by the flooding and storms throughout the central United States. But, here in Washington DC (where the heat wave has broken thank goodness) we’re joined by busloads of well-dressed women visiting headquarters for our Tiffany Circle Summit. This afternoon I had the privilege to sit in on their luncheon where I [...]