Disaster Mental Health: Supporting Communities in Their Time of Need

Disasters can cause significant stress to people of all ages. That’s why we provide emotional support to those affected by disasters big and small. We believe that everyone is entitled …

Hurricane Florence: Local South Carolina Volunteer Steps Up to Manage Shelter

This post was originally published on Palmetto Post.  This is Tramone Hester’s first time acting as a volunteer shelter manager for the American Red Cross, and he’s doing a tremendous …

Providing Shelter & Comfort: Three Volunteer Stories from Florence

The American Red Cross is working around the clock to provide shelter and comfort for the residents of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina who have been impacted by Florence. …

“All is Not Lost”: A Carr Fire Survivor Shares Her Story

Meet Terry Zeller “We’re picking up the pieces and moving on,” said Terry Zeller whose home on Redbud Drive burned when the Carr Fire jumped the Sacramento River. She has been …

Red Cross Helps Families After Tornado Hits in Marshalltown

On the afternoon of Thursday, July 19, severe thunderstorms developed quickly across central and southern Iowa. A few of these storms produced several tornadoes, the most significant of which impacted …