Five Things You Should Know on World Mental Health Day

Karen Koski-Miller is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Disaster Mental Health Senior Associate for the American Red Cross. In her role, she manages the Disaster Mental Health program …

“If it wasn’t for the smoke alarms, my son would’ve never got out.”

Originally published on the Red Cross Western and Central New York blog.  “The fire was very devastating. We lost pretty much everything,” Margaret Phillips said of the fire that ripped …

Ames Davis’ Story: Carrying on Her Grandfather’s Red Cross Legacy

Ames Davis has always had a passion for the American Red Cross and joined the organization three years ago as Executive Director of the Red Cross El Paso and Southern …

Why I Regularly Donate Blood for Sickle Cell and Childhood Cancer Patients

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Many of us, (myself included) have changed our profile pictures to include frames and filters on various social media …

Chance Social Media Connection Leads to Red Cross Help for Young Member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Originally published on redcross.org.  A chance meeting on social media helped American Red Cross employee Guillermo Cornavaca help a family hundreds of miles away be better prepared for home fire-related emergencies. Cornavaca …