Holiday Giving Made Simple

Are you stressing out over holiday shopping, wondering about the perfect gifts to get your friends and family members? Would you like to give people gifts they will enjoy, while giving back to the Red Cross at the same time? The Red Cross catalogue offers Holiday gifts that will fit anyone on your shopping list.…… Continue reading Holiday Giving Made Simple

Massive Cyclone Hits India

A massive cyclone hit India Saturday evening, India time (11:30 am EST). Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated their homes to move inland to shelters. They moved in hopes of riding out the storm, By mid-afternoon India time, wind gusts were so strong they could blow over grown men. Sea waters pushed inland swamping villages…… Continue reading Massive Cyclone Hits India

October is Home Fire Prevention Month

There are many things you can do to keep your household safe from fires. Did you know October is Home Fire Prevention Month? The most effective way to keep your household safe is to identify and remove fire hazzards. Here are six steps you can take right now to remove fire hazzards: 1. Keep items…… Continue reading October is Home Fire Prevention Month

Technology Gurus? Become Digital Advocates Today.

Are you a technology guru? Most of you are probably thinking “no”. Images that come to your mind may involve Best Buy Geek Squad Members and people that know how to hook up printers. If one of these categories of people describes you, congratulations! Keep up the good work! You are doing something that will…… Continue reading Technology Gurus? Become Digital Advocates Today.

Red Cross Offers Many Interesting Classes

Along with providing services for disasters; conducting blood drives; services to the military; and many other activities, the American Red Cross offers many classes. These classes are both both fun and educational. Each year, an average of more than 9 million people take these classes. Some of these classes include First Aid, CPR, and AED.…… Continue reading Red Cross Offers Many Interesting Classes

Melody Brent: Hurricane Sandy Relief in New York

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern For the past seven years, Melody Brent has been a volunteer for the partnership between the American Red Cross and the Medical Reserve Corps. After Hurricane Sandy struck, she left her small-town Ohio home to work as the director for the largest shelter in Long Island, New…… Continue reading Melody Brent: Hurricane Sandy Relief in New York

DSW Inc. Donates $250,000 to American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy Disaster Response

DSW Inc. presented a $250,000 gift to the American Red Cross today to assist with the ongoing Superstorm Sandy response on the East Coast.   “We’re thrilled to be able to contribute $250,000 to the Red Cross in support of the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. This contribution was made possible by the generosity of DSW’s customers…… Continue reading DSW Inc. Donates $250,000 to American Red Cross for Superstorm Sandy Disaster Response