Smoke Detectors Increase Chances of Survival. Check Yours Today.

According to the State Fire Marshall’s Office, since the beginning of 2010 there have been 13 fire-related deaths in Ohio, and in each case, investigators have reported that the home had no active, working smoke detectors. Interim State Fire Marshal Donald C. Cooper continues to encourage everyone to do their part and help spread the…… Continue reading Smoke Detectors Increase Chances of Survival. Check Yours Today.

Are you into vintage? We are!

Sporting a design similar to one of the original Red Cross first aid kits, this commemorative piece honors our proud 100 year legacy of educating American communities in first aid skills. Features include: Solid metal  khaki-green case with essential first aid items Compartmentalized content for easy grab and use Wall-mountable, with metal handle Historical timeline…… Continue reading Are you into vintage? We are!

Evening Street Elementary 3rd Graders Give Back

On Friday, Feb. 12, I had the privilege of spending time with some real-life Heroes – the third graders at Worthington’s Evening Street Elementary School. What a great group of kids! They raised $750 for the American Red Cross response in Haiti by selling paper hearts with candy attached for $.25 each. For all you…… Continue reading Evening Street Elementary 3rd Graders Give Back

Dee Dee Helps Haiti

One of the huge advantages of being a volunteer with the American Red Cross is that you get called to volunteer for special assignments. Recently I was asked to help with the Columbus Hope for Haiti fundraiser. My job was to help count the money that was donated. I never imagined the number of people…… Continue reading Dee Dee Helps Haiti

Cricket’s Yips ’n Tips: Who does my donation help?

Like many of you, I was moved to make a donation to the American Red Cross when I saw the devastation of the earthquake in Haiti last month. Now when I see the stories about the recovery on the evening news, I can’t help wondering how the Red Cross spent my donation. So I did some research and this…… Continue reading Cricket’s Yips ’n Tips: Who does my donation help?

Earthquake in Haiti: One Month Later

Today marks the one-month anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. Check out this latest video from a volunteer on the ground in Haiti. The American Red Cross has spent or committed nearly $78 million to meet the most urgent needs of earthquake survivors. The Red Cross is now producing 1 million liters of water per day,…… Continue reading Earthquake in Haiti: One Month Later