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Two Ways the Red Cross Helps Children of Military Families

Today, American Red Cross is launching two new programs in the Reconnection Workshop series that focus on helping children of military families to better manage the challenges associated with growing up in the military community. These two new workshops—Roger That! Communication Counts and Operation 10-4: Confident Coping—are designed to help military children and teens build […]

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, […]

Meet Tyler — A Blood Donation Success Story

Tyler, a 15-year-old wrestler, is proof of the difference donated blood and platelets make every day.  Here’s how a timely donation helped this high school wrestler get back on the mat! Tyler is just one of the many patients around the country whose lives have been saved via blood and platelet donations.  Please call 1-800-RED […]

What’s in a Comfort Kit?

What We’re Watching

Welcome to the video only edition of “What We’re Reading”- see a round up of some interesting videos we’ve seen about the Red Cross lately.

What We’re Reading

Looking After the Soldier, Back Home and Damaged [NYTimes]* One Who Cared [YouTube CapeCodcatfarm] What’s in our Go Bags? [The Onion]** Prepare-aphernalia: Video Game Armor [Oregon Trail chapter blog] Infographic: Disasters in the age of social media [Geary Interactive] Infographic: Predicting the next big earthquake [InfDPV] * Are you impacted by a military deployment? Our […]

After the storm

Video: Shelter Update from Darby, PA

Boston: Looks Can Be Deceiving…

Are You Prepared for Irene?

Vice President of Public Relations Laura Howe explains how the Red Cross is getting ready for Hurricane Irene and what you can do to be ready as well.