Today is Towel Day. I’m celebrating both by adding a towel to my preparedness kit today because a towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.
Today’s New York Times has an article called Labels Urged for Food that Can Choke. We’re not taking a position but we do want to offer you a solution:
Demi Lovato visited Chile, This American Life covers relief efforts in Haiti, we’re in a commercial, and it’s cute baby photos in honor of Hurricane Preparedness Week.
This week (May 23 – 29) is Hurricane Preparedness Week, so we’re encouraging you to read, talk about, and take action to prepare yourself for hurricanes.
Find a class.
This hail storm in Oklahoma City gets truly wild at the one minute mark. While you see proof of nature’s power, we humbly offer you our tips for dealing with thunderstorms:
YouTube is celebrating their 5th birthday today. For us at the American Red Cross the site has served as a quick and effective way for us to speak with you in times of emergency, to teach you CPR, to make you laugh (hopefully), to ask you to volunteer, to inspire you to give blood, and to explain our service to armed forces program.
Here are the latest Tweets from our local Red Cross offices.
The world’s largest swimming lesson is happening on June 3, and funny people can be humanitarians. More…
LOST producers are auctioning props from the show including this handy DHARMA initiative first aid kit. Of course if you want a modern day first aid kit so you can be ready for emergencies – whether it’s a smoke monster or a skateboard scrape – please visit our store and stock up.