With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer approaching, the supply of Type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped significantly. A decline in …
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The central figure in Waite’s design is the archetypal “Superman” character proudly displaying the Red Cross symbol on his chest.
Hurricane Preparedness Week
This week (May 23 – 29) is Hurricane Preparedness Week, so we’re encouraging you to read, talk about, and take action to prepare yourself for hurricanes.
From the American People to the American People
Below is a blog entry that Kristin Claes, a Red Cross worker from the Greater Chicago Area Chapter, wrote during her deployment to Tennessee. We are sharing it with you …
Paying It Forward
We rely on the generosity of our donors every day here at the Red Cross. Amazing stories like the one below are great examples of how far an act of kindness can extend.
Techies Behind The Scenes: Disaster Services Technology
It takes a lot of leadership, coordination and different skill sets to run a successful disaster relief operation. One of the advantages of volunteering with the Red Cross is the …
What We’re Reading: Haiti Edition
We issued our Three Month Report on Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti today. The recovery effort is still active and ongoing, and we are trying our best to keep …
An unexpected encounter with Red Cross history
When assigned to my first disaster response to the Spring Floods 2010 in Massachusetts, I had no idea what other adventures were in store for me. True to form, as …
Flooding in the Northeast: Red Cross Responds
Flooding in the northeast, and tips from North Dakota residents on flood preparedness.
World Water Day
Happy International World Water Day! According to the official World Water Day website, International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.