Truly Meaningful Holiday Season

Would you like to give a gift that is truly meaningful this holiday season? Consider giving to the Red Cross. People can do something that truly means something and provides help for the Red Cross. The Red Cross needs help in five different ways: 1. We recently opened a holiday giving catalog where you can…… Continue reading Truly Meaningful Holiday Season

Red Cross Volunteers Respond to Typhoon in Philippines

Generous Central Ohio donors responded to the call for help for victims of the Super Typhoon that recently tore through the Philippines. In the wake of this disaster, there are more than 3,000 people dead, and more than 12,000 who are injured. In addition, estimates range from 9 million to 13 million people who were…… Continue reading Red Cross Volunteers Respond to Typhoon in Philippines

Updates on Holiday Mail for Heroes

The American Red Cross’ seventh annual Holiday Mail for Heroes, the campaign to send messages of encouragement and gratitude to US service men and women, is underway now. Last year, nearly two million cards were distributed nationally to troops and veterans who’ve returned from service. This year, the public is once again invited to send…… Continue reading Updates on Holiday Mail for Heroes

Delaware Flash Mob

The American Red Cross partnered with Delaware County firefighters in a “flash mob” to kickoff Fire Prevention week. This kickoff occurred Friday evening October 4. Fire prevention week lasted from October 6 through October 12 this year. Chief John Donahue led more than 200 people singing and dancing to showcase the importance of Red Cross…… Continue reading Delaware Flash Mob

Holiday Mail for Heroes

Big plans are underway for this year’s Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign in our region. Each year we collect cards between October and early December and then distribute them at military installations, veterans hospitals, and in other locations. As you may know, the effort started accidentally after the World Trade Center bombings, when there was…… Continue reading Holiday Mail for Heroes