Last year on Cyber Monday consumers spent nearly $890 million dollars online. Imagine the difference we could make if just a fraction of that money was spent on responsible, meaningful holiday gifts.
Month: November 2010
Should’ve Applied to Hallmark
You can hold a card-making event for the 2010 Holiday Mail for Heroes program.
Red Cross employee by day becomes client after work
Last Tuesday night my apartment building in downtown DC had a 3-alarm fire
What We’re Reading
Spaghetti, Dick van Dyke, Foodie survival kits, cake wrecks, and a young conductor in today’s edition of What We’re Reading.
Similar Red Cross moments separated by 63 years.
Just Going to Keep on Trying
Once out of the rubble, Jordanie was brought to the hospital where doctors were forced to remove his right leg. And while Jordanie never lost faith he would walk again, the leg that he has received has allowed him to get back to normal. “I can kick a soccer ball again, and walk,” he explained, “it’s a wonderful thing.”
Amy Grant: Giving Thanks During the Holidays
My support for the men and women of the US Armed Forces and our veterans isn’t exactly a secret. I’ve often vocalized the importance of supporting those that keep us safe. I’ve been touched by personally witnessing the struggles our wounded warriors face when they return home.
Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up
Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling …
The biggest concerns are…
You can hear American Red Cross worker Matt Marek discussing Haiti, cholera, Tomas, and reconstruction on NPR today.
Time to Fall Back
You know the drill. This Sunday morning (2am) we’re all going to fall back in time one hour. We recommend you change your smoke alarm batteries while you’re already doing the change-your-clocks chore.