A short time after the earthquake yesterday our International team in Washington DC was able to make contact with the head of our Haiti delegation via Skype.
Our thoughts and support are with Haiti. We have pledged an initial $2oo,ooo and are accepting donations to the International Response Fund.
A few links we’ve found interesting today: Cold weekend a dress rehearsal for Red Cross trainees [Who’s in the kitchen with the Red Cross? Volunteers! Find out exactly what goes …
Volunteering for the Red Cross is an unpredictable adventure. Best of luck to both teams! We’re hoping you stay safe and warm.
With most of the United States experiencing a prolongued period of way below average temperatures, our friends in the UK are deeply covered in snow.
>> Check out the British Red Cross’s diary of battling the snow
While browsing my Popular Science Magazine listserv around NYE*, I was blown away by 2009’s incredible offerings of science, technology and more. So, for Red Cross blog readers near and far, I now give you my prepare-aphernalia wish list for the Red Cross!
Below is a tiny Twitter snapshot of what your American Red Cross is up to around the country today.