American Red Cross volunteers in eight Ohio cities installed more than 1100 smoke alarms on April 27 as part of the second annual Sound the Alarm campaign. There are stories behind these statistics, stories of people whose lives were in danger because they didn’t have working smoke alarms in their homes. Now from Athens to Westerville,…… Continue reading Sign Up to Save a Life!
In a few hours on a Saturday morning, you could save a life. Between April 27 and May 18, the American Red Cross expects to install more than 3800 smoke alarms in 25 Ohio cities during the Sound the Alarm campaign. The nationwide goal is 100,000 smoke alarms. Each of these alarms is a potential…… Continue reading Spend a Few Hours or a Few Dollars to Save a Life!
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
The goal of the American Red Cross Sound the Alarm National Signature Event is to install 100,000 smoke alarms in 100 major cities between April 28 and May 13, 2018. It’s an ambitious goal, and we couldn’t do it without a lot of help. More than 27,000 volunteers have signed up nationally for Sound the…… Continue reading Corporate Sponsors Saving Lives!
It was a regular day, in a regular neighborhood, in a regular house, the residence of a fairly typical elderly man, someone’s father, uncle, or grandfather, perhaps. And it might have been just a regular, polite exchange of pleasantries and nothing more, if not for that high-pitched chirping sound that had been disrupting the man…… Continue reading Don’t Ignore The Chirp!
The Sound the Alarm National Signature Event of the American Red Cross is approaching soon! In order to make such a large event possible, it requires many helping hands. One of the people active in smoke alarm installations with the Red Cross is Becky Perkins, who is part of the planning committee for the event.…… Continue reading Sound the Alarm With Becky Perkins!
Home fires kill more people every year than all other disasters combined. That’s why the American Red Cross is gearing up to Sound the Alarm as part of its Home Fire Campaign. The National Signature Event kicks off April 28th and will continue for 16 days until May 13th. In 100 cities nationally, the Red Cross…… Continue reading Sound The Alarm!