Red Cross volunteers Gerry Holmes and Judy Sperling-Newton have traveled across the country many times to help people affected by large disasters. While attending a training, they were recently stopped …
Author: Attie Poirier
These Crazy Animals Have Been Such Joys
I was able to save my cat’s life after he choked while gobbling down cat food way too fast. Just that little bit of knowledge saved us from heart break. Who ever said cats were graceful???
Red Cross Reservists: Our First Weeks Serving in the Theater
We have had a few major dust storms in the last few days, so that’s something you have to adjust to. It gets in your hair, your nose, down your throat, etc.
Known for Innovation, Seattle Welcomes IHL Exploration
In a bustling convention center amidst more than 4,100 independent school leaders, teachers, best-selling authors, exhibitors and even Bill Gates – there was me. I’m Kathryn Bluher, the AmeriCorps Communications …
What We’re Reading
Some tidbits from the work we’re doing and a few things we’ve found surfing the web.
Practice—and preparation—makes perfect
Are you prepared for anything? Here is some inspiration!
My Thoughts from Joplin, MO
Red Cross Youth volunteer Jerrika Walkup, 15, has been helping people at the Red Cross shelter in Joplin, Missouri after a massive tornado tore through the town last week. She …
Red Cross Youth Leader in Japan Shares Her Experience
American Red Cross Youth Leader Emily Stith is a junior at Nile C. Kinnick High School at the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan. She hopes sharing her experience will encourage …
Get Trained Tomorrow: Save-a-Life Saturday Snapshots
Gabrielle Giffords Honorary Save a Life Saturday is almost here! Red Cross chapters across the country have been busy planning creative and fun CPR and first aid trainings in over …
Red Cross and Seventeen Encourage CPR Training
The February issue of Seventeen magazine hit the shelves yesterday, and there’s a special mission inside of it!