Red Cross Emergency App Warned My Family of Dallas Tornado
I didn’t hear a tornado siren. There’s one located directly behind my house. When it sounds, it is deafening. The city of Dallas activates them during severe weather. I’ve lived ... The post Red... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - December 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster dallas Red Cross Emergency app texas Tornado Alley tornado warning tornadoes Source Type: news

Aslan and Digory: Two of our Furriest Volunteers
Originally published on the Red Cross National Capital Region blog. Honoring an American Red Cross volunteer at a ceremony typically involves a handshake, but with this special volunteer team, you... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support dogs emotional support dogs Leonbergers military hospitals SAF Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Source Type: news

How You Can Give with Meaning This Holiday Season
Giving Tuesday is only one day away! Here are some simple ways that you can give with meaning to bring comfort and hope to disaster survivors, service members and children across the ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - December 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Development Gift Donation give with meaning Giving Tuesday holiday season Source Type: news

Patients and Their Families Give Thanks for Blood Donors
This Thanksgiving, we’re grateful for everyone who has donated lifesaving blood or platelets to help patients in need. Here are a few patients and their families who want to say ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Amazon.com Gift Card appointment blood donation blood donor platelets schedule sickle cell disease thanksgiving Source Type: news

Why One Veteran Continues to Serve Her Country with the Red Cross
We love working with veterans who share our commitment to service and possess the leadership abilities to support our humanitarian organization. That’s why we sat down with Donna Colon, an ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Red Cross Life Army National Guard Careers jobs veterans Source Type: news

Why One Navy Veteran Became a Red Crosser for Life
When Tony Briggs joined the U.S. Navy, he didn’t know much about the American Red Cross or the services it provides. But during his 24 years in the military, he ... The post Why One Navy Veteran... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support emergency communication emergency communications message navy SAF service members service to the armed forces Source Type: news

Vietnamese Youth Volunteers Reconnect 44 Years Later at the Red Cross
From 1962 to 1975, youth volunteers with the Vietnam Red Cross served together to help injured people in need during the Vietnam War. After the war, the volunteers were forced ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Archives International Red Cross tour reunion vietnam vietnam war volunteering youth volunteers Source Type: news

6 Ways a Hurricane Impacts Everyday Life – Making A Difference after Dorian
Over the past six weeks, people displaced by the strongest storm to ever hit the Bahamas have opened up and let me into their lives. With each mother, nurse, son ... The post 6 Ways a Hurricane... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Abaco Bahamas Bahamas Red Cross disaster recovery Hurricane Dorian Katie Wilkes relief Source Type: news

How CPR Saved My Life
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, I went to White Plains beach to meet my friends as I usually do every weekend. We surf or fish in the morning and then ... The post How CPR Saved My Life appeared first... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety chest compressions cpr CPR training heartbeat saving lives training services Source Type: news

Disability Employment Awareness Month: Meet Michael Wojcik
Michael Wojcik is Chief Development Officer for the American Red Cross of Massachusetts. He is a 16-year veteran of the organization. Michael is also legally blind. During Disability Employment... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Ability Network disabilities disability Disability Employment Awareness Month diversity inclusion Source Type: news

Helping the Red Cross is in Kendra Young ’s Blood
Supporting American Red Cross blood donation services is in Kendra Young’s blood. The Issaquah High School student recently organized a blood drive at her school. Twenty-three pints of blood were... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor high school host a blood drive Red Cross Club Red Cross volunteer youth Source Type: news

Youth Action Campaign: Making a Global Impact in High School
Evan Edler is a 16-year-old Red Cross volunteer from Massachusetts, who spent this past year participating in his school’s International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Youth Action Campaign. IHL is a set... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International armed conflict humanitarian international humanitarian law Youth Action Campaign youth volunteer Source Type: news

Five Things You Should Know on World Mental Health Day
Karen Koski-Miller is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Disaster Mental Health Senior Associate for the American Red Cross. In her role, she manages the Disaster Mental Health program... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Health & Safety Karen Koski-Miller mental health Mental Illness stigma suicide suicide prevention World Mental Health Day Source Type: news

“If it wasn’t for the smoke alarms, my son would’ve never got out.”
Originally published on the Red Cross Western and Central New York blog.  “The fire was very devastating. We lost pretty much everything,” Margaret Phillips said of the fire that ripped... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire Margaret Phillips new york red cross smoke alarm Sound the Alarm Volunteers Source Type: news

Ames Davis ’ Story: Carrying on Her Grandfather’s Red Cross Legacy
Ames Davis has always had a passion for the American Red Cross and joined the organization three years ago as Executive Director of the Red Cross El Paso and Southern ... The post Ames Davis’ Story:... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Ames Davis Clara Barton Award cpr first aid lifesaving award resuscitation training Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Rosemarie Valdez
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross fulfill its humanitarian mission in communities every day. This... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life diversity Dominican Republic hispanic heritage Hispanic Heritage Month Hurricane Maria Latina Latinx Puerto Rico Rosemarie Valdez Source Type: news

Why I Regularly Donate Blood for Sickle Cell and Childhood Cancer Patients
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Many of us, (myself included) have changed our profile pictures to include frames and filters on various social media... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor app blood transfusion cancer childhood cancer doctor pediatric hematologist sickle cell sickle cell month Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet AJ Suero
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanic men and women who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross fulfill its humanitarian mission in communities every day. This... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life AJ Suero diversity hispanic heritage Hispanic Heritage Month Latino Source Type: news

Chance Social Media Connection Leads to Red Cross Help for Young Member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Originally published on redcross.org.  A chance meeting on social media helped American Red Cross employee Guillermo Cornavaca help a family hundreds of miles away be better prepared for home... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire bed shaker smoke alarm cochlear implant deaf and hard of hearing emergencies national preparedness month september Source Type: news

Sisters Working to Make a Difference at the Red Cross
Danielle Warren and Angela Jackson both love working at the Red Cross together. The fact that they’re sisters is an added benefit that neither of them takes for granted. Read ... The post Sisters... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life blood donation blood service blood transfusion Careers Danielle and Angela jobs Platelet Donation Red Cross Alabama sisters smoke alarms Sound the Alarm Source Type: news

Trusted Communications Services for Service Members
Originally published on the Red Cross Northwest Region blog.  When Navy veteran Jodi Mackie suffered a medical emergency over Labor Day weekend, the Red Cross leaped into action to get ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support emergency communications emergency communications message Hero Care Network Northwest Region service to the armed forces Source Type: news

Blood Donors Gave Back All That Cancer Took from Me
Today, I am 15 years old and in 10th grade. At 12 years old I was diagnosed with cancer; shortly before finishing the sixth grade Learning I had T- Lymphoblastic ... The post Blood Donors Gave Back... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor blood transfusion cancer cancer patient lifesaving blood Platelet Donation platelet transfusion Source Type: news

How to Make a Plan for Emergencies in College
I must confess, before I started interning with the Red Cross, I didn’t think about what kind of action plan I would have in case of emergencies in my dorm ... The post How to Make a Plan for... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Charlottesville college college student disaster preparedness intern make a plan national preparedness month Red Cross Emergency app summer Source Type: news

School Bells and Sickle Cell
In the days leading up to the first school bells sounding, I was busy buying back-to-school supplies, lunch items and organizing weekly schedules. However, there’s one additional step I take ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood advocate AJ Caira Torres crisis Latino Community sickle cell sickle cell disease Source Type: news

Red Cross Volunteer Travels to Georgia to Help with Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts
Originally published on redcross.org.  American Red Cross disaster relief volunteer Pam Pampe has turned her experience surviving one of America’s worst hurricanes into a mission to help others —... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - September 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Volunteers Category 5 storm deployment Dorian florida Florida Keys georgia Hurricane Dorian north carolina Pam Pampe Red Cross volunteer south carolina Source Type: news

Personal Trauma Compels Blood Donor to Give Back
Orginally published on redcross.org.  I never really understood the importance of donating blood until I was the one needing it. In 2010, a pulmonary embolism nearly cost me my life. ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Volunteers Amy Erickson blood donation blood donor platelets Red Cross volunteer transfusion Source Type: news

In retirement, SAF volunteer Holsinger is proud to be ‘somebody who cares’ for veterans and service members
Originally published on the Red Cross Wisconsin Stories blog.  Volunteers may not always have a background in the area where they dedicate their time and talent. But they’ve all got ... The post In... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Madison Rich Holsinger SAF service members service to the armed forces veteran Wisconsin Source Type: news

First time Blood Donor Fights Fears to Become Lifesaving Hero
Originally published in Chadds Ford Live.  When I was in high school, my sister and I would run home from the bus stop, throw our books down on the kitchen ... The post First time Blood Donor Fights... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor first time blood donation pennsylvania red blood cells Sally Denk Hoey w West Chester Source Type: news

Discovering an Unlikely Passion
Originally published on the Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region blog. Like many empty nesters, Pamela Ingram, 58, was at a crossroads a few years ago when her son left ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Volunteers caseworker deploying deployment disaster action team Pamela Ingram Solano County’s 2019 Volunteer of the Year volunteering Source Type: news

Working at the Red Cross with Regional Philanthropy Officer Jeff Redfield
Jeff Redfield learned about the importance of smoke alarms early on after a fire started in his childhood home. Little did he know he’d later work for an organization that ... The post Working at... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Careers home fire campaign Jeff Redfield jobs ohio Pride Regional Philanthropy Officer Source Type: news

How This Blood Donor Won Tickets to See New Kids on the Block
Leslie Desmond has never won a sweepstakes so you can imagine her surprise when she listened to a voicemail left by the American Red Cross this summer. After her most ... The post How This Blood... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor Leslie Desmond Missing Types New Kids on the Block Red Cross blood sweepstakes Source Type: news

Red Cross Awarded Outstanding Employer Support Certificate from the Navy Reserve
In late June, the American Red Cross was honored to accept an Outstanding Employer Support Certificate from the Navy Reserve at a ceremony in San Diego, California. At the ceremony, ... The post Red... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Hero Care App koby langley military service Mind-body workshops Navy Reserves Outstanding Employer Support service to the armed forces veterans Source Type: news

One Year after the Lombok Earthquakes: Sydney Reflects on Her Deployment
Last year, Sydney Morton deployed to Lombok, Indonesia, after a series of devastating earthquakes struck the area. This week, we spoke with Sydney to hear how her perspective has changed ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International earthquakes indonesia Indonesian Red Cross lombok Source Type: news

My Daughter ’s Need for Emergency Blood Products Inspired Me to Help
After serving people in need every day as a firefighter for 35 years, I wasn’t accustomed to receiving help. So, I couldn’t be more grateful to the blood donors that ... The post My Daughter’s Need... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor blood drive blood transfusions hosting blood drives pregnancy red cross Source Type: news

Donating Blood with Tattoos: Can I Really Do Both?
Back in 2011, I got my first tattoo. A small piece on the outside of my right ankle that represents my relationship with my anxiety disorder, the love that I ... The post Donating Blood with... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood appointment blood donation blood donor donating blood national tattoo day RapidPass Source Type: news

#MissingTypes: Helping Patients in Need
Did you know only three out of 100 people in the U.S. give blood? Yet each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced into emergency rooms, and new moms ... The post #MissingTypes:... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donations Blood donors MissingTypes you are the missing type Source Type: news

Meet Eric Williams: Red Crosser and Pride Advocate
  This Pride Month, we’re celebrating our staff and volunteers who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. Each and every day they work to carry out our humanitarian mission in ... The post Meet Eric... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life diversity Eric Williams LGBTQ Pride Month Source Type: news

I am Alive because of Donated Blood
Originally published on redcross.org.  June 11, marked the start of the second annual Red Cross Missing Types Campaign – to get the word out about the need for life-saving blood. ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor georgia Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Missing Types red blood cells redcrossblood.org Stephanie Lai Source Type: news

Blood Donations Helped Me Survive Home and Sickle Cell Crises
My earliest memories of sickle cell were at seven years old. I recall stints in Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital that would seem like an oasis compared to my home life. ... The post Blood... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Blaze Eppinger blood donation blood donation appointment blood transfusion sickle cell advocacy sickle cell disease Source Type: news

An Honest Contribution: How One Moment Sparked a Life of Service for Troy Miles
In life, everything comes full circle. Troy Miles, Regional Philanthropic Officer for the Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region, is proof of that. Throughout his life, the Red Cross has ... The post An... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Home Fire Military Support Red Cross Life blood donation Careers emergency communications message platelets SAF Troy Miles Source Type: news