Tonight, TNT aired the season finale of Boston’s Finest. Viewers from all over the nation tuned in, wrapped in blankets trying to keep warm and forget the frigid weather outside. …
“The Stars” Align to Spread Hope on #GivingTuesday
Today, the stars are aligned. At the Red Cross, we are fortunate to work with our celebrity donors and volunteers, as well as many television and film partners. Each day, …
Gail McGovern: 2010 Highlights
The highlights of my year come in 2 kinds of categories. The first is personal and the second is Red Cross related.
Red Crosser on Yesterday’s Ellen
Chicago Red Crosser Amy participated in Ellen’s Festive $10,000 Twitter Challenge. Can you spot her in this video?
Happy America Recycles Day
Last year on Cyber Monday consumers spent nearly $890 million dollars online. Imagine the difference we could make if just a fraction of that money was spent on responsible, meaningful holiday gifts.
Red Cross employee by day becomes client after work
Last Tuesday night my apartment building in downtown DC had a 3-alarm fire
Similar Red Cross moments separated by 63 years.
Just Going to Keep on Trying
Once out of the rubble, Jordanie was brought to the hospital where doctors were forced to remove his right leg. And while Jordanie never lost faith he would walk again, the leg that he has received has allowed him to get back to normal. “I can kick a soccer ball again, and walk,” he explained, “it’s a wonderful thing.”
Honoring Our Volunteers
At the Red Cross, volunteers are the steam that keeps our humanitarian service engine running. From our Hometown Heroes programs carried out by the chapters, to our most prestigious national volunteer awards, we try to recognize their efforts and immeasurable contribution to our work.
Happy National Coffee Day
Happy National Coffee Day! We’re gonna need a little extra energy and preparedness to get through this week’s deluge: