Reuiniting loved ones after disasters strike

Above: volunteers Rebecca Mullins and Cindy Vanderbilt attend the patient tracking course By Stephanie Heckman, American Red Cross Public Relations Intern “Often times, scary events strike our lives and the lives of our families and friends. Injuries can happen and family members can be separated,” said Norm Hoffman, the Regional Response Manager for the American…… Continue reading Reuiniting loved ones after disasters strike

Joseph Sanchez: Why driving patients to life-saving appointments is a necessity

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern In January, Joseph Sanchez became a Community Transportation intern for the American Red Cross of Central-Southeast Ohio. As a premed biology major at the Ohio State University, he seems like an unlikely candidate to do marketing and promotions for a transportation program. “I’ve always wanted to get… Continue reading Joseph Sanchez: Why driving patients to life-saving appointments is a necessity

Evan Derr: Jump in and have fun

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Evan Derr first learned about the local Red Cross programs while interning at the Schottenstein Center during his time at Ohio State University. Part of his internship involved coordinating with the First Aid Services Team (FAST), a Red Cross department that works with the Schottenstein and other large venues…… Continue reading Evan Derr: Jump in and have fun

Becky Brown: I wish I could volunteer more

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Since September, Becky Brown has worked as an administrative volunteer with the Chapter’s Volunteer Resources. Brown chooses to volunteer because she has “always liked the Red Cross.” She previously taught Red Cross classes but she “wanted to try something different”. As an administrative volunteer, Brown’s tasks include…… Continue reading Becky Brown: I wish I could volunteer more