International Water Safety Day: Prepare for Summer!

By: Brittany Reasoner, Red Cross Communications Intern International Water Safety Day is today, May 15, and the American Red Cross will participate in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., to bring attention to the importance of water safety. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 388,000 drowning deaths occur annually around the world, making…… Continue reading International Water Safety Day: Prepare for Summer!

Swim Lessons: What Every Parent Should Know

For Angie Holzinger, swimming lessons for her boys Andy, 5 and Josh, 3 were essential. “I knew my kids would eventually be around water and I wanted them to know what to do. I am a swimmer myself and know how important it is that they learn swimming skills early,” said Angie whose two boys are pictured…… Continue reading Swim Lessons: What Every Parent Should Know