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 …

After years of direct service to clients, Lorraine Jacobs now trains other volunteers

Originally published on the Northern California Coastal Region blog. Last year, American Red Cross volunteer Lorraine Jacobs received the 2019 Clara Barton Award given by the Central Coast Chapter. Named …

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 …

A Disaster in My Own Backyard: Deploying to the Nebraska Floods Response

When disasters happen, the American Red Cross is there to bring help and hope. This March, it was the people of my home state of Nebraska who needed the Red …

Three Questions with Night Shift Disaster Responder Francisco Resto

“Three Questions” is an American Red Cross in Greater New York blog series featuring staff, volunteers and partners who help carry out our humanitarian mission. Through these short interviews, we …