I continue to be surprised and usually amused by the different impressions that people have of the Red Cross.
we want to give a big shout-out to the old-style scribes who put pen – and crayon and marker – to paper to boost the Holiday Mail for Heroes effort.
We finished decorating, and then went on a covert operation in our Red Cross van to secure a birthday cake.
Helping the troops, marveling at the strange hurricane season of 2010, HIV quiz, and songs about wind and storms.
Have you sent your well-wishes to a service member yet this year?
Holiday Mail For Heroes is back for a fourth year! The American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes will collect holiday cards from regular citizens all across the country and distribute them to service members, veterans, and their families.
Roger Lowe, senior vice president of communications for the American Red Cross, participated in Red Cross efforts to prepare military families for emergencies earlier this month in Grafenwoehr, Germany. This was one of six family emergency preparedness events the Red Cross is doing this year with military families.
We invite you to send holiday cards to military men and women, veterans and their families in hospitals, rehab centers and even overseas.
Nearly 200 wounded members of the armed forces gathered beneath the Olympic Rings at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs yesterday to usher in the inaugural Warrior Games – a Paralympic competition amongst members of all branches of the U.S. military.