Shafaq Majeed: Volunteering gets you out of the bubble

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Shafaq Majeed, 31, volunteers in the Volunteer Resources department for the Red Cross of Greater Columbus. A transplant of San Antonio, Texas, she began volunteering in May 2012 when she relocated to Columbus. Shafaq was excited to be able to volunteer since her former city did not…… Continue reading Shafaq Majeed: Volunteering gets you out of the bubble

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Jordan Tetting

By Mirko Mandic, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Jordan Tetting has been an AmeriCorps member since September 2012 but she has been a Red Cross volunteer for the past three years. Jordan joined the Red Cross when she was a sophomore at Ohio State, looking for a volunteer opportunity that could get her out into…… Continue reading AmeriCorps Spotlight: Jordan Tetting

Keith Parrill: I can't afford not to volunteer

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Keith Parrill finally returned to his Columbus home after spending the past several weeks helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York. Keith, a retired military man, spent a successful career flying helicopters and building houses. As a Red Cross volunteer for the past eight months,…… Continue reading Keith Parrill: I can't afford not to volunteer

Celebrating our Everyday Heroes

During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes the nation’s Everyday Heroes who give their time and effort to contribute to all of our communities. “Please think of those who help their neighbors and our communities in Ohio,” said Matt Bertram, CEO of the Red Cross Central-Southeast Ohio region. “We want to thank our…… Continue reading Celebrating our Everyday Heroes