Emergencies Don’t Stop: Meet the People Behind Our Lifesaving Mission

Emergencies don’t stop, and neither does the American Red Cross. During challenging times like these, it’s even more important for organizations like us to be there to help those who …

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 …

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 …

Red Cross Volunteer Travels to Georgia to Help with Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts

Originally published on redcross.org.  American Red Cross disaster relief volunteer Pam Pampe has turned her experience surviving one of America’s worst hurricanes into a mission to help others — including …