We live in a great city. Columbus is lively and has true community spirit. We have a lot that brings us together, like our love of the Buckeyes, the Ohio State Fair, festivals and parades that celebrate all walks of life, and farmers’ markets that fill the weekend streets in both urban and rural neighborhoods.…… Continue reading Homegrown Heroes
By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Earlier this month, the Red Cross of Greater Columbus honored six volunteers at the 2013 Annual Meeting. These “Outstanding Volunteers” were nominated for their exceptional service and commitment to the Red Cross in the departments of Community Transportation, Emergency Services, Financial Development, First Aid Services Team (FAST), Volunteer…… Continue reading Red Cross of Greater Columbus Honors Outstanding Volunteers
By: Brittany Reasoner, Communications Intern Each year the Madison County chapter of the American Red Cross honors ordinary people who show extraordinary courage, character, humanity, or personal initiative. They were recognized at the 8th annual Hometown Heroes event held on June 20th in Plain City. The event also doubled as a fundraiser which helped raise…… Continue reading Hometown Heroes Honored
By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations intern May 6 marks the beginning of National Nurses Week! All of us at the American Red Cross celebrate the dedication and contributions of our nation’s nurses. Currently, there are nearly 20,000 nurses and nursing students who support the Red Cross and serve our communities through volunteer efforts…… Continue reading Celebrate National Nurses Week with the Red Cross!
September 6, 2012 – Nicolas Valdez’ Story, Hurricane Issac 2012 Watch the Video “Other people’s needs kept me occupied,” “You learn what you can do without,” says Nicolas Valdez, who helped others survive Hurricane Isaac. Valdez lives in Picayune, a town in southwest Mississippi where Isaac caused some of the region’s heaviest flooding. Valdez received…… Continue reading Watch these Videos to See Red Cross in Action
The highest chapter honor for American Red Cross volunteer service is the annual Exceptional Volunteer Service Award. Our recipient has demonstrated high quality work and, on a regular basis, reaches beyond the basic requirements of her position. Pamela Blum started volunteering with the Red Cross in 2005. In the past seven years, she has grown…… Continue reading Pam Blum named 2012 American Red Cross of Greater Columbus Exceptional Volunteer
Staff and volunteers gathered at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center last night to honor outstanding volunteers who served the community through the American Red Cross during 2010-2011. Take a look at a special video honoring the 2011 Exceptional Volunteer Service Award recipient Dee Dee English. Along with Dee Dee the following volunteers were presented with…… Continue reading Honoring Exceptional Volunteers