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 is in the News Again!

After reciving news coverage for responding to 15 fires last week, the Columbus Red Cross made news again when it responded to a tornado. You can view the full video here: http://www.nbc4i.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9481504#.UnRYPapMBrU.facebook We would like to thank our volunteers for all their hard work and dedication in responding to disasters. To learn more information about…… Continue reading Red Cross is in the News Again!

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

Columbus Red Cross on NBC 4 News

Columbus Red Cross is on NBC 4 news. The story shot 10/11/13 and aired on Sunday 10/13/13 http://www.nbc4i.com/story/23680426/red-cross-needs-volunteer-drivers Here is the full text of the story: The Columbus Red Cross says there is a critical need for volunteer drivers. The organization’s community transportation program has seen an increase in request from the elderly and people…… Continue reading Columbus Red Cross on NBC 4 News

Americorps Sleepover

Remember when you were a little kid and went to sleepovers at your friend’s house? Americorps members do that too. The only difference is that during theirs, they respond to disasters. Four friends – all current/former Americorps members – had spent the night at one of the women’s homes. In the middle of the night,…… Continue reading Americorps Sleepover