Some of Our Favorite Red Cross Stories from 2019

With 2019 coming to a close, we’d like to share some of our favorite stories from the year that highlight our services, the dedication of our volunteers and employees, the …

Serving Our Diverse Communities as a Disaster Spiritual Care Volunteer

Originally published on the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region blog.  Fernando Fernandez knows first-hand what a difference a friendly face and a helping hand can make to those …

Red Cross Emergency App Warned My Family of Dallas Tornado

I didn’t hear a tornado siren. There’s one located directly behind my house. When it sounds, it is deafening. The city of Dallas activates them during severe weather. I’ve lived …

Why One Veteran Continues to Serve Her Country with the Red Cross

We love working with veterans who share our commitment to service and possess the leadership abilities to support our humanitarian organization. That’s why we sat down with Donna Colon, an …

Vietnamese Youth Volunteers Reconnect 44 Years Later at the Red Cross

From 1962 to 1975, youth volunteers with the Vietnam Red Cross served together to help injured people in need during the Vietnam War. After the war, the volunteers were forced …