Take Steps to Keep Everyone Safe While Trick or Treating

Halloween is just around the corner and youngsters will soon be out trick or treating. As they get ready to collect their Halloween treats, the American Red Cross has tips to make this a fun and safe Halloween. “Halloween is a fun time, especially for the little ones,” said Matt Bertram, American Red Cross Central-Southeast…… Continue reading Take Steps to Keep Everyone Safe While Trick or Treating

It may be cold outside, but let’s not get TOO hot inside

The weather may be on the warm side this week, but Ohio weather can change quickly! Elizabeth has some tips and tricks on how to stay warm and safe this fall season! by Elizabeth Wynkoop. AmeriCorps Member and Preparedness Education Superhero. I had to scrape frost off of my windshield for the first time this season last…… Continue reading It may be cold outside, but let’s not get TOO hot inside

Your Daily Dose of Science: Fire Prevention Week Style

Written by Courtney Zielinski, Professional Volunteer.  Full-time Science Enthusiast. Full disclosure: I am a huge geek. I love learning about how science influences our lives, without us really knowing it. I have never lost the itch that makes me want to take items apart, just to see how they work. I do exhibit enormous self…… Continue reading Your Daily Dose of Science: Fire Prevention Week Style

Volunteering Builds Memories

By Zoobia Asif, Red Cross volunteer I was born and raised in Lahore, Pakistan. It’s a beautiful city with a rich cultural history that goes back hundreds of years. I moved to America in 1997. I have two adorable kids, my daughter Mashal is a freshman and my son Raafay just started middle school. I…… Continue reading Volunteering Builds Memories

International Disaster Alert: Floods in Nigeria

Posted: 01 Oct 2012 10:57 AM PDT Since early July, heavy rains in Nigeria have caused severe flooding that has displaced thousands of families, destroyed crops and made transporting goods to communities extremely difficult. Most of Nigeria’s 37 states have been affected and more than 30 communities are completely submerged. The hardest hit communities are…… Continue reading International Disaster Alert: Floods in Nigeria