An Honest Contribution: How One Moment Sparked a Life of Service for Troy Miles

In life, everything comes full circle. Troy Miles, Regional Philanthropic Officer for the Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region, is proof of that. Throughout his life, the Red Cross has …

March is Red Cross Month: Why Stephen Peth Became a Red Cross Volunteer

This Red Cross Month, we are celebrating the volunteers and services that make our organization special. Throughout the month, we’ll bring you stories of help and hope, bringing to light …

Red Cross Workshops Help Service Members and Their Families Manage Stress

Martha Teater is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in Western North Carolina. Originally drawn to the Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer following Hurricane Katrina, she …

This Memorial Day: Remembering My Father Captain Russell S. Penniman

 As Memorial Day is once again upon us, I will visit my father’s marker at Arlington National Cemetery here in Washington, DC. Twenty-six years after his death, I still marvel …

How To Send a Military Emergency Message through the Red Cross Hero Care Network

This was originally published on the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region Blog. The Red Cross supports our troops through a uniquely-developed tool called the Hero Care Network. …