PawPaw Festival

Do you know what a PawPaw is? Nope. It is not a type of dog. It is a fruit. This fruit even has its own festival. This 10 year old festival serves all things PawPaw. Attendance has quickly grown to over 10,000. This year, the festival was held in Athens County on Sept. 13, 14…… Continue reading PawPaw Festival

Celebrate National Nurses Week with the Red Cross!

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!

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

Red Cross 101: The CAT is out of the Bag

By Zac Wolz, Red Cross Communications Intern CAT’s goal is to educate the community on who the Red Cross is and what we do, so everyone knows about our services, not just in their time of need. Our Community Awareness Team is stepping out into the Central Ohio region. We attend fairs, festivals and parades…… Continue reading Red Cross 101: The CAT is out of the Bag