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

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

Community Transportation Program

A critical need exists here in Columbus, Ohio for community transportation drivers. Community transportation drivers provide safe, reliable transportation to seniors and others in the Franklin County area who are unable to drive themselves to medical appointments. We believe that no one needs to let their lack of transportation prevent them from living independently in…… Continue reading Community Transportation Program

Red Cross Workers Help in Flood-Damaged Areas

The American Red Cross is currently providing services to people affected by the flooding throughout Colorado, Texas, and New Mexico. The Red Cross is also supporting people affected by floods in Utah and Arizona, and preparing for potential flooding in Nebraska. More than 860 Red Cross workers are helping people in Colorado, providing food, shelter,…… Continue reading Red Cross Workers Help in Flood-Damaged Areas

The Big Give

Save your calendars for September 17! The American Red Cross is thrilled to let you know we will be participating in the Big Give. The Big Give is a 24 hour online giving event, hosted by the Columbus Foundation. Nonprofit organizations all over Columbus will participate. This event begins September 17 at 11:00 am and…… Continue reading The Big Give

Go Buckeyes! American Red Cross Volunteers at the Football Game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ha6roJfoGjc This weekend marked the start of football season. Ohio State University played Buffalo and won by a score of 40-20. Along with the start of football season came the work of 50 caring Red Cross volunteers working inside the stadium. The games would not be able to run as smoothly without the work of…… Continue reading Go Buckeyes! American Red Cross Volunteers at the Football Game

Red Cross of Greater Columbus Honors Outstanding Volunteers

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations Intern Earlier this month, the Red Cross of Greater Columbus honored six volunteersĀ at the 2013 Annual Meeting. These “Outstanding Volunteers” were nominated for their exceptional service and commitment to the Red Cross in the departments of Community Transportation, Emergency Services, Financial Development, First Aid Services Team (FAST), Volunteer…… Continue reading Red Cross of Greater Columbus Honors Outstanding Volunteers