American Red Cross Blog

Sep 10, 2014. HRC Foundation is partnering with Los Angeles-area LGBT groups and the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Sept. 20th, 2014, designed to bring attention to outdated federal policy that bars donations based on sexual orientation. “The Food and Drug Administration's discriminatory ban prevents.

Amazon announced Sunday that they will match cash donations made via Amazon – up to $1 million total – to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief. People who want to donate through Amazon can click, here. In a tweet,

A combination of punishing winter weather and virulent flu season has resulted in a ‘critical’ shortage of donated blood, the Red Cross said Tuesday morning. “The American Red Cross has reissued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.

Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood.

Jul 30, 2014. Faced with food assistance needs that continue to grow, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and American Red Cross of Massachusetts today announced the launch of a new mobile food and nutrition assistance program, specifically designed to serve communities and populations.

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – The American Red Cross blames the current blood shortage on winter weather conditions and looks for blood and platelet donors. Spokesperson Nathan Gilbert said weather conditions caused the.

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Nov 4, 2016. Story by: Kira Froese and Courtney Wilson This blog inintially appeared on American Red Cross' Red Cross Chat We met many of our American Red Cross friends this past May when they joined us to help during the Alberta wildfires in Canada, and we jumped at the opportunity to head south of the border.

Feb 22, 2018. Hollywood Star Powers Descend On Green Bay To Benefit American Red Cross. Guests attending this Saturday's 10th and final “Dancing with Our Stars” (aka DWOS) for the American Red Cross can win several prizes including an autographed. Dancing with Our Stars blog: http://redcrossdwosblog.org.

That’s the largest turnout in the history of the event. It raises about $100,000 for the American Red Cross Augusta Area to help with programs and services. American Red Cross Augusta Area Executive Director Susan Everitt said the.

Some of you may be wondering at the importance of the American Red Cross to society, and still others may not even give it a second thought. You know what it is, you.

Mar 13, 2012. Always in a giving mood, AnyMeeting helped out the American Red Cross this week by participating in its annual March blood drive. Eight members of the AnyMeeting staff proudly donated their blood to help the Red Cross in their efforts to increase the supply of available blood. Donated blood is always in.

lubbock.redcross.org. Mission: The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Aug 23, 2016. From the American Red Cross blog: Is it true that the Red Cross doesn't allow people to pray in shelters? We have been so moved by the outpouring of care and kindness we've witnessed among Louisiana residents. At the Red Cross, our priority is also providing comfort to all that reside at our shelters.

Nov 6, 2012. Individuals wishing to support Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief can automatically create a campaign on Indiegogo and send funds directly to the American Red Cross through PayPal's Charitable Giving Fund. In addition: Indiegogo and PayPal are waiving fees for all Red Cross campaigns created through.

Jan 25, 2012. The American Red Cross attacked the film at the briefing, and in writing, for supposed inaccuracies, and reportedly has contacted. Of course, scrutiny and criticism of the Red Cross' efforts in post-quake Haiti are not new; this blog has chronicled some of them going back to just months after the quake.

Feb 19, 2011. The Red Cross admitted on its blog that it accidentally tweeted something that was intended for a personal account, not the institutional account. That Tweet, out in the wild for about an. Please join Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in raising money for the American Red Cross. If you're interested in donating a.

Nov 5, 2015. On October 20th, the American Red Cross at Kadena Station participated in a reading marathon with the Read across the Globe literacy initiative. The goal of the marathon was to read to over 300,000 children in 24 hours, with the intent to surpass the previously held Guinness Book of World Records entry.

Here’s how the Red Cross Disability Integration team makes sure all people in need have equal access to all programs and services after disasters.

Builders Inc. has purchased the former American Red Cross building at 1900 E. Douglas, but not for itself. The company bought Mid America Exteriors in 2016 and plans to move the business from its current space at 1625 E. Central near.

Here’s how the Red Cross Disability Integration team makes sure all people in need have equal access to all programs and services after disasters.

Jan 28, 2016. We're proud to announce the blood drive at our King of Prussia office yesterday had the biggest turnout ever. Thanks to everyone who stepped up and donated! You really helped make a difference. The American Red Cross currently has an emergency need for blood and platelets. In fact, today alone.

The American Red Cross on Monday said blood banks were in urgent need of blood and platelet donations. The.

Feb 10, 2017. Two New York Hospital doctors and 45 alumni of the New York Hospital Training School for Nurses joined the American Red Cross. Some joined at the beginning of World War I in 1914. Here is an image of two nurses, Anne Reutinger and Robert Lee Cromwell on the Red Cross ship in 1914.

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LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) — Kroger is joining forces with the American Red Cross to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey. As of Aug. 28, customer donations will be accepted at all Louisville division stores. All monies collected will.

The American Red Cross Western Pennsylvania Region is urging people to proceed with caution when using space heaters to keep warm during the colder months. “According to the National Fire Protection Association, heating.

MILWAUKEE — A change in the American Red Cross policy. we’re meeting with the people," said Red Cross Regional CEO, Patty Flowers. Under the changes, which took effect this month, Red Cross volunteers will no longer go on.

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UPDATE – The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping five people following a fire late Friday afternoon on Fourth Street in Rome. According to The Red Cross, they are assisting one adult and four children,

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But thanks to volunteers and the American Red Cross, they didn’t have to worry about food or a place to stay warm.

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The American Red Cross is offering food and shelter to people who have been forced to leave their homes due to flooding. A shelter in Monticello is reopening at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Best Western Plus.

Feb 17, 2011. How an accidental post on Twitter became a fund-raising opportunity for the American Red Cross. nonprofit organizations that make a similar gaffe. The organization deleted the post, owned up to it on Twitter, followed it with an explanatory blog post, and treated the entire situation with a dash of humor.

Some of you may be wondering at the importance of the American Red Cross to society, and still others may not even give it a second thought. You know what it is, you see the red cross symbol here and there, but as far as actually knowing the importance of it, many of us don’t have a clue.

Q: I heard something concerning American Red Cross donations that I would like verified. The report said that the Red Cross was a good charity for disasters. But it went on to say that when donating, you should not specify that your.

You won’t have to go far to make a lifesaving difference. As of Jan. 29, the American Red Cross Riverview Blood Donation Center began collecting platelet donations for patients battling cancer or other life-threatening conditions.

The American Red Cross celebrated its 21st year of the Red Cross Heroes Awards Ceremony honoring local heroes. Each year, The Red Cross honors local heroes for their life-saving and outstanding actions including a high school.

Jan 18, 2017. We are proud to support the lifesaving efforts of the American Red Cross and those who donate blood and platelets through our Dunkin' Donors Make a Difference campaign.

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5 days ago. One of the first organizations you may think of is the American Red Cross. Since 1881, their mission is to mobilize volunteers and resources in the face of crisis. They are experts at providing for the needs, as soon as possible after disaster strikes. what can you do when disaster hits – how to help in times of.

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Eliminating CNCS, and core programs including AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, would have a crippling impact on our community, devastating local organizations like Community Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity and American Red.

Apr 15, 2016. I've been a proud volunteer for the Minnesota chapter of the American Red Cross for a year. The public affairs team also gets to take photos and blog about the Red Cross's local initiatives, like the nationwide campaign to reduce the number of home-fire deaths and injuries by joining fire departments and.