Fresh Face Friday (on Thursday!)

Before the Storm Strikes, Ohio Severe Weather Week Educates and Prepares by Emma Headley – our freakin’ awesome new intern from The Ohio State University! March 25th was the start of Severe Weather Week in Ohio!  Severe Weather Week is a way for Central Ohio to prepare for severe weather that typically occurs in the…… Continue reading Fresh Face Friday (on Thursday!)

More than a Roof Over Your Head

This story is written by Patricia Billinger, a Red Cross worker. Many people think of a shelter as just that: a roof, some cots, a place to lay one’s head. But a Red Cross shelter offers much more than shelter – in fact, many residents who have been evacuated or affected by a disaster come…… Continue reading More than a Roof Over Your Head

It Takes a Village

Contributed by Red Cross volunteer, Joanna MacKenzie Every member of the Disaster Action Team on call was in a deep sleep when we got the call to a house fire on the west side of Columbus early Sunday morning. The roads were slick with ice and accidents lined the streets as we carefully navigated to…… Continue reading It Takes a Village

March is Red Cross Month

Dear Friends, March is Red Cross Month. Red Cross Month is a time to remind everyone of the work of the American Red Cross in communities across the country and around the globe – and of how we depend on public support to help people in need. Thanks to support from individuals, organizations and businesses…… Continue reading March is Red Cross Month