Coping With Deployment

The American Red Cross proudly supports our troops, as well as their service to our country. The Red Cross offers many services to help members of the military, as well as their families, to cope with deployment. Services the Red Cross offers include the Coping with Deployments Course; the Pre-Deployment Prepardness Tool for Family Members;…… Continue reading Coping With Deployment

Fresh Face Friday! Meet Student Intern Mirko Mandic

We are pleased to welcome Mirko Mandic to our communications team. He is an OSU junior studying strategic communication and marketing. I expected my first day at The American Red Cross to be filled with paperwork and meeting the staff. This was not the case. I was welcomed by a briefing on an apartment fire…… Continue reading Fresh Face Friday! Meet Student Intern Mirko Mandic

Central Ohio Red Crossers Serving Families Suffering From Flooding in Minot, ND

Six central Ohio Red Crossers are currently in Minot, North Dakota helping families suffering from flooding there. Red Crossers from across the country have spent the summer helping folks suffering from wildfires, flooding and severe storms. Interested in helping the cause? Learn about volunteering and/or make a donation to the Disaster Relief Fund online. Your…… Continue reading Central Ohio Red Crossers Serving Families Suffering From Flooding in Minot, ND

It’s National Volunteer Week—a time to celebrate service and get involved

The American Red Cross has a special appreciation for volunteers. Did you know that they make up 96 percent of the Red Cross work force?   Every year, more than half a million people give their time through the Red Cross to help their neighbors, communities and country. Here in greater Columbus, more than 1,100 residents…… Continue reading It’s National Volunteer Week—a time to celebrate service and get involved

Photo of the day: Red Cross Helping Military Families in 1970

  Atlanta, GA. March, 1970 Kay Goodwin, American Red Cross Service to Military Families volunteer, meets and assists the wife of a serviceman at the airport after a personal crisis. American Red Cross Services to Military Families continues today. Learn more about what we offer to those serving our country.

31 Days 31 Ways- Find Out About Services to Military Families

One of the most interesting aspects of the American Red Cross is also one of the least known. Did you know that the American Red Cross is congressionally chartered to provide emergency communication between military members and their families?  Or that we host get-togethers for new military families to provide a network of support? The…… Continue reading 31 Days 31 Ways- Find Out About Services to Military Families

31 Days 31 Ways- Find a Unique Volunteer Opportunity

You know what you’re good at. You know what you like. You don’t have to sacrifice that in order to do a great service to your community. The American Red Cross offers a diverse array of volunteer opportunities and you are bound to find something tailored to your enthusiasm and expertise. Those with a background…… Continue reading 31 Days 31 Ways- Find a Unique Volunteer Opportunity