A Day in the Life of a Home Fire Campaign Volunteer

Rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I sluggishly drag myself out of bed. I am not a morning person, but the opportunity for community, the potential for saving lives, and the chance to educate people about preparing local disasters, are always more desirable to me than sleeping in on a Saturday morning. When I arrive…… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Home Fire Campaign Volunteer

Red Cross Partners With Epcon Communities

The American Red Cross in Central Ohio is proud to be partnering with Epcon Communities in the month of May.  On May 18th, Red Cross volunteers will be presenting safety and preparedness tips to community resident.  Information will include home fire safety and emergency weather information, specifically targeted to seniors.   In addition, Epcon Communities…… Continue reading Red Cross Partners With Epcon Communities

A Not-So-Typical Day in the Life of a Red Cross Volunteer

How can you get to hear the death-defying stories of everyday heroes? Like the police officers who saved a man after a motorcycle accident. Firefighters who rushed into a home near the brink of collapse to rescue a trapped victim. A soldier who survived an attack while serving his country overseas. Members of the Associate…… Continue reading A Not-So-Typical Day in the Life of a Red Cross Volunteer

Turn White Castle® Red!

Chris Ruh has been going to the White Castle® on South High Street in Columbus for 40 years. He was happy to participate in the “Turn White Castle Red” campaign of the American Red Cross, in progress at Columbus, Ohio White Castle® locations. “It’s a good cause,” he says. White Castle® employee Aqueelah Smith echoes…… Continue reading Turn White Castle® Red!