In a bustling convention center amidst more than 4,100 independent school leaders, teachers, best-selling authors, exhibitors and even Bill Gates – there was me. I’m Kathryn Bluher, the AmeriCorps Communications …
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Practice—and preparation—makes perfect
Are you prepared for anything? Here is some inspiration!
My Thoughts from Joplin, MO
Red Cross Youth volunteer Jerrika Walkup, 15, has been helping people at the Red Cross shelter in Joplin, Missouri after a massive tornado tore through the town last week. She …
Red Cross Youth Leader in Japan Shares Her Experience
American Red Cross Youth Leader Emily Stith is a junior at Nile C. Kinnick High School at the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan. She hopes sharing her experience will encourage …
Get Trained Tomorrow: Save-a-Life Saturday Snapshots
Gabrielle Giffords Honorary Save a Life Saturday is almost here! Red Cross chapters across the country have been busy planning creative and fun CPR and first aid trainings in over …
“Join the Red Cross” Youth Design Contest
Head over to the Red Cross Youth page to see how you can take part in a design contest! Help us celebrate Red Cross Month by inspiring a new generation …
Don’t Let Flames Chase You Out Into the Cold
Fire safety is important, regardless of time of year or weather. Stay safe with our fire safety tips.
What We’re Reading
Some interesting reads from across the web – Red Cross related!
Fire and Ice: When Disasters Double Up
Photo courtesy of jasonbolonski on Flickr While the massive winter storm dumped snow all over the country, Red Crossers were hard at work sheltering people from the storm. However, that …
Don’t Hesitate, Give Life
If you’re hesitant, or know someone who is hesitant about giving blood, see what some veteran blood donors from Washington, DC have to say about the process.