Do you know what to do when a tornado siren sounds? When you’re driving and come across flowing water? If you’re caught outside in a thunderstorm? Get the information you now, before you need it! For detailed information from the American Red Cross on how to stay safe during severe weather, go to http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Severe-Weather-Common-In-Spring–Use-Red-Cross-Safety-Tips. Below…… Continue reading Be Aware and Prepare!
For most of us, getting good news to a loved one is as easy as a quick phone call or text. But what if your loved one is on a ship in the middle of the ocean? That’s what happened to a local Ohio family who recently added a new family member! The new father,…… Continue reading To Text…Or Not!
When you start talking to Thama Logan about the Red Cross Pillowcase Project, it’s obvious she’s having fun. Through The Pillowcase Project, children learn to prepare for emergencies, then practice and share what they have learned. The Red Cross developed the project after residents of New Orleans stuffed necessities into pillowcases as they fled the…… Continue reading Pack Your Pillowcase!
Seven times a day someone in the United States dies in a fire. In 2014, the American Red Cross launched a nationwide multiyear campaign to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries by 25 percent. As part to the campaign, the Red Cross is joining fire departments and community groups nationwide to install…… Continue reading Turn and Test This Weekend!
The American Red Cross is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during March, Red Cross Month. These everyday heroes include Red Cross volunteers, blood donors and financial contributors who bring hope to people facing life’s emergencies. March has been recognized as Red Cross Month for more than 70 years. All U.S. presidents have designated March as…… Continue reading March Is Red Cross Month!