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Volunteers Map Fire-Affected Neighborhoods in Chile

When news of a major fire in Valparaíso, Chile made headlines on Monday, some people sent donations. Some people took to social media. And some people mapped. Not wasting any time, digital volunteers gathered at the American Red Cross headquarters Monday morning, grabbed some caffeine and began to make a detailed map of neighborhoods affected [...]

Two Years Later, for the First Time Ever

T. Brainstein, a Red Cross worker, visits Haiti for the first time.

“Howdy!” From Your Newest Red Cross Blogger

Howdy! I can’t even begin to express how excited I am to be here today, introducing myself to you. My name is Erin Ferris, and I am a life-long Red Crosser. I took my very first American Red Cross Health & Safety course – Babysitter’s Training – when I was 11 years old. In the [...]

Demi Lovato is a Red Cross Volunteer

Today we’re welcoming 5 new members to our celebrity cabinet. >> Press Release >> Returning Celebrity Members Here’s a highlight reel from our celebrity cabinet members’ activities over the past year: And without further ado, here are our 5 new members! Demi Lovato Julianne Hough   “I am honored to be a part of the [...]

Cross the Globe Podcast #1

Introducing the first episode of Cross the Globe podcast. Let us know what you think! >> listen now

We’re Getting Green for Earth Day and Beyond

Happy Earth Day from Red Cross National Headquarters! This is Lesly in the Communications Department, and in addition to my everyday work here, I am a founding member of the Red Cross Green Team. We’re a group with people from all departments who came together last year to look at how we could make the [...]

Brand New redcross.org Unveiled Today

Without further ado, please visit the new and improved redcross.org today.

We’ll Take a Cup of Kindness Yet

Happy New Year’s Eve! Are you looking forward to 2009? Before we hop into the new year, we thought we’d take a look back at your 10 favorite posts from this year (the ones you clicked on the most). Here’s to you and your part in creating many more good stories in the coming 365 [...]

How a Red Cross Car Provided a Moment of Pure Joy

Editor’s Note: The activity described below is NOT recommended. Do not try this at home. A snowball story from A Wanderer’s Tale: I so rarely have felt it in my life. I have felt accomplishment and pleasure and relaxation…but rarely joy. Until today…today in Portland there was a boreal snowstorm…wicked cold…and this is me saying [...]

‘Crossify Your Social Life

- This post is by Claire Sale, Red Cross social media guru Starting today, personalize your Google homepage with a Red Cross theme. The theme rotates disaster relief photos throughout the day at the top of your iGoogle page. Show your support for the Red Cross: Get the American Red Cross iGoogle theme Other ways [...]