This is the official American Red Cross blog. (Read our Terms of Use here.)

Blog Goals

  1. To inform and inspire you to talk to each other and your networks about issues we care about.
  2. To provide valuable information – including actions you can take – about preventing, preparing for, and responding to emergencies.
  3. To have a little fun and find ways to collaborate with you.

Questions? Contact socialmedia [at] redcross [dot] org.

If you’re excited about using social media for social good, we would love to share this volunteering opportunity with you:

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We encourage you to participate in this blog via comments. All viewpoints are welcome, but please be constructive. We reserve the right to make editorial decisions regarding submitted comments, including but not limited to removal of comments.

We will not approve comments that are:

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The comments are moderated, so you may have to be a tiny bit patient in waiting to see them. We will review and post them as promptly as possible during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET).