A Busy Weekend for Red Cross Volunteers

At 6:30 a.m. Friday morning, volunteers were woken up and called to the scene of a fire in Southeast Columbus. This was repeated 9 times, ending early Monday morning. The Red Cross responded to 10 fires this past weekend and helped 51 people across Central and Southeastern Ohio. When¬†disasters such as those occur, the Red…… Continue reading A Busy Weekend for Red Cross Volunteers

Fresh Face Friday! Meet Student Intern Mirko Mandic

We are pleased to welcome Mirko Mandic to our communications team. He is an OSU junior studying strategic communication and marketing. I expected my first day at The American Red Cross to be filled with paperwork and meeting the staff. This was not the case. I was welcomed by a briefing on an apartment fire…… Continue reading Fresh Face Friday! Meet Student Intern Mirko Mandic

Better Know A Volunteer: Cindy King

By Zoobia¬†Asif, Red Cross Volunteer Our society is filled with people who consistently restore our faith in humanity. One such person is Cindy King, who has been volunteering with the Red Cross for the past twenty-two years. She initially started as a blood donor, which led into teaching CPR/First Aid, and eventually became a member…… Continue reading Better Know A Volunteer: Cindy King

Hurricane Sandy Response Continues

Between Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, the American Red Cross provided the following services across the Greater NY Region of New York City, Long Island, the Lower Hudson Valley, and Greenwich, Conn.: Served 48,488 meals and snacks to residents Distributed 338 bulk cleaning supplies, toiletries and additional materials Contacted 316 people…… Continue reading Hurricane Sandy Response Continues