Saving Lives – One Smoke Alarm At A Time

It is National Volunteer Week and the American Red Cross is taking this time to recognize the thousands of volunteers who commit countless hours to serve their communities. As Sound the Alarm kicks off, beginning April 28th and lasting until May 13th, thousands of volunteers nationwide will gear up to protect their local communities from…… Continue reading Saving Lives – One Smoke Alarm At A Time

Finding The Perfect Fit

For Cathy Fisher-Farlin, there is nothing more rewarding than giving back to those who serve their country in the military. She has found the perfect fit as a volunteer with Services to the Armed Forces of the American Red Cross.    Among the services the Red Cross provides are comfort and non-medical support in military…… Continue reading Finding The Perfect Fit

Serving The Armed Forces

People volunteer with the American Red Cross for many reasons, including to polish resume, to have the experience, and to make a difference. For Ohio State University sophomore Kaitlyn Jones, it’s all of the above. “There’s so much going on besides giving blood. I don’t think students are aware of all the opportunities,” Kaitlyn said.…… Continue reading Serving The Armed Forces

Corporate Compassion At Work

Donations of time, talent and treasure are the power behind the American Red Cross. Over 90 percent of Red Cross staff are volunteers, and an average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross receives is invested in humanitarian services and programs. The generosity of our corporate donors gives life to the programs that mean…… Continue reading Corporate Compassion At Work