Marty Knight: A Veteran Who Continues to Serve through Volunteering with the Red Cross

Originally published on the Chicago Red Cross Stories blog.  Marty Knight has been a volunteer with the American Red Cross for the over 10 years. However, his experience with the …

Why One Veteran Continues to Serve Her Country with the Red Cross

We love working with veterans who share our commitment to service and possess the leadership abilities to support our humanitarian organization. That’s why we sat down with Donna Colon, an …

In retirement, SAF volunteer Holsinger is proud to be ‘somebody who cares’ for veterans and service members

Originally published on the Red Cross Wisconsin Stories blog.  Volunteers may not always have a background in the area where they dedicate their time and talent. But they’ve all got …

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 …

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 …