Donations of time, talent and treasure are the power behind the American Red Cross. Over 90 percent of Red Cross staff are volunteers, and an average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross receives is invested in humanitarian services and programs. The generosity of our corporate donors gives life to the programs that mean…… Continue reading Corporate Compassion At Work
What do you give to the person who has everything? We all face that dilemma every holiday season! The auntie who collects elephant statues really doesn’t’ want to dust another one. The friend who’s a wine connoisseur knows his brands so well, you’re afraid of getting the wrong thing. And your mother will say she…… Continue reading Give Something that Means Something®
This year, amidst the several natural disasters that struck so many all over the world, thousands of people found a way to come together. We’ve seen local telethons, celebrity concerts, and national brands and businesses joining the cause and raising funds to aid the survivors of these devastating storms. Here in the Ohio Buckeye Region,…… Continue reading Thanks for Helping!
Last year Karen Washbush, a Red Cross staff member who works in financial development, saw firsthand the people she helps through her fundraising efforts. She deployed with the Red Cross to West Virginia to help raise money to assist people affected by the floods. “I saw people near these small houses and all their worldly…… Continue reading Fundraiser Helps Meet Basic Needs
A big thank you goes out to the Kroger Company for their support of the American Red Cross Central-Southeast Ohio Region. Kroger recently donated 14 pallets of bottled water – that’s more than 1,500 bottles! The water comes in very handy at disasters, not only for those impacted, but also to keep first responders hydrated,…… Continue reading Kroger Water Thank You!
Bill Stevenson is a State Farm Agent as well as the father of a Marine. And as any parent of a service member would be, he is extemely proud of what his son is doing in service to our country. When he learned that his company is partnering with the American Red Cross in our…… Continue reading Marine Dad shows Support for Holiday Mail for Heroes
The American Red Cross is responding across five states to help people affected by Sunday’s devastating tornado outbreak and severe weather in the Midwest, providing food, shelter and comfort to families and individuals in need. “Our hearts go out to everyone who has been affected by Sunday’s severe storms,” said Trevor Riggen, vice president of…… Continue reading American Red Cross Providing Comfort after Midwest Tornadoes