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.”
Our President and CEO Gail McGovern and the Business Roundtable’s Michael T. Dan co-authored a Huffington Post article to mark the 5th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina and to explain how corporations and nonprofits partner together for preparedness.
>> Find all the information about Red Cross response activity for Alex on the Disaster Online Newsroom.
Tracking Tropical Storm Alex
A PSA for Nashville flood relief narrated by Billy Bob Thornton. Written/Produced by Zac Adams. Edited by Bill Cornelius. Music by Cody Westheimer.
Tiffany Circle is a special group of women philanthropists. This week they’re meeting together at our headquarters in DC.
NBCNewsCrew It warms my heart to see @RedCross put smiles on faces of those who have experienced so much sadness. http://twitpic.com/1iwkd2 formerlycayless Just worked with the Red Cross emergency call …
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A new entry on MetaFilter offers various links searching for the origin of altruism. A new study suggests that humanity’s sense of fair play and kindness towards strangers is determined …
A short time after the earthquake yesterday our International team in Washington DC was able to make contact with the head of our Haiti delegation via Skype.