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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Blood Donation?
You don’t need a special reason to give blood with the American Red Cross as long as you have a reason that is important to you. Whatever the reason, the ... The post Quiz: How Much Do You Know... {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 - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation give blood Platelet Donation platelets Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Steve Bullock
  This African-American History Month, we are honoring black men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. ... 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 - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History Acting President African American African American History Month Black History Month Steve Bullock Steve Bullock and Red Cross Source Type: news

Love and Deployment: Q & A with George and Kathy Doran
George and Kathy Doran are no strangers to being separated by time, distance and work. Before retiring in 2007, George traveled all over the world as a member of the Air ... The post Love and... {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 - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Uncategorized Air Force deployment kuwait military SAF service to the armed forces valentine valentine's day Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Gwen T. Jackson
This African-American history month, we are honoring black men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. This ... 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 - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American African American History Month Black History Month gwen jackson Gwen Jackson and the American Red Cross gwen t. jackson Gwen T. Jackson and the American Red Cross Source Type: news

Need a Valentine ’s Day Idea? Red Cross Cards to Share on Social Media
Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, we’ve created some special cards for you to share on social media. This year we tapped into our archives for valentine inspiration.... {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 - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun blood donor disaster relief home fire campaign Red Cross Red Crescent Network Safety Apps valentine's day Valentine's Day Cards Source Type: news

Helping Save Lives: Q & A With a Red Cross Phlebotomist
At the American Red Cross, our employees and volunteers are the driving force behind our lifesaving mission. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide each blood and ... 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 - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donation shortage donate blood phlebotomist Platelet Donation red cross Source Type: news

African-American History Month: Honoring Frederick Douglass
This African-American history month, we are honoring African-American men and women who played a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross become the organization that it is today. This ... 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 - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American History Month Black History Month clara barton frederick douglass Frederick Douglass and American Red Cross Frederick Douglass and Clara Barton Source Type: news

6 Tips to Tailgate Safely During the Big Game
On Sunday, Feb. 4, millions of viewers will be tuning in to watch the Eagles and the Patriots face off in the U.S. Bank Stadium. Tensions will be high, and ... The post 6 Tips to Tailgate Safely... {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 - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety big game emergency app events first aid app flu football large scale events Preparedness red cross tailgating Source Type: news

My First Deployment: The Experiences That Made it Worthwhile
SIPR, NAVCENT, AFSB, CJTF, DFAC … the list could go on. Acronyms that I had never heard of until six months ago. Now schooled in the language of military acronyms, ... The post My First Deployment:... {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 - January 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support deployment deployment with Red Cross SAF service members service to armed forces supporting military supporting our troops Source Type: news

So You ’ve Got the Flu. Now What?
Chills, a high fever and severe body aches. These are just a few of the symptoms that are associated with the flu. Trust me, I’ve been there. Initially, I thought ... The post So You’ve... {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 - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Victoria Ward Tags: Health & Safety Preparedness first aid app flu flu safety red cross Source Type: news

Blood Donation: 5 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Needles
This National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross is working hard to ensure that lifesaving blood and platelet donations are available for patients who need them. However, this winter ... 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 - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood appeal blood donation fear fear of needles Platelet Donation red cross Source Type: news

How Red Cross Teams Around the Globe Use Social Media for Good
Social media has become an integral part of people’s lives and many expect to find the latest  information on social channels after a disaster happens. Red Cross and Red Crescent ... The post How... {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 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Beth Pullias Tags: International facebook innovation national societies Red Cross Societies Social Media twitter Source Type: news

Natural Disasters of 2017 in Photos
This year we witnessed a number of devastating, record-breaking natural disasters sweep across the United States and the world. With each event, the Red Cross and its partners worked tirelessly... {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 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california wildfire hurricane Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria volunteer natural disaster photos of natural disasters 2017 Red Cross volunteers Source Type: news

Four Tips for Throwing a Holiday Party Without Power
For the last two years, my husband and I have hosted a small holiday party at our home. We make chili, provide all the toppings and serve appetizers. My friends ... The post Four Tips for Throwing a... {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 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Holiday emergency kit holiday safety tips party Power Outage Red Cross Emergency app Source Type: news

WWII Red Cross Volunteer Evacuated to San Diego Wildfire Shelter
Written by Amy Laurel Hegy, American Red Cross volunteer, and originally appeared on RedCross.org As a young woman during World War II, Esme Griffiths gave her heart to the British Red ... 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 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Volunteers california wildfire California wildfire evacuee lilac fire Red Cross volunteer Source Type: news

Safe from the Flames
Written by Ashley Henyan, Digital Communications Manager at the American Red Cross, Los Angeles region, and originally appeared on Red Cross LA Talks. Photos by Debi Moraza. During the week of... {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 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california wildfire California wildfire evacuee Creek Fire Creek Fire evacuee Source Type: news

Former Donut Dollie Celebrates 105th Birthday
Story by Peter Macias, Director of Communications for Service to the Armed Forces Birthday celebrations are special. Each year these celebrations help us recognize our impact and special place 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 - December 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History Military Support Volunteers Donut Dollies Red Cross Donut Dollie Red Cross volunteer service to armed forces World War II volunteer Source Type: news

Compassion After a Home Fire: These Are the Moments That Matter
Story and photo by Cindy Huge, an American Red Cross Public Affairs volunteer A neighbor asked me where I was going at 10:30 p.m. My answer was “to help several ... The post Compassion After a... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster apartment fire helping home fire victims Red Cross responds to home fire responding to home fire Source Type: news

In the Spirit of #GivingTuesday: What Are You Thankful for This Year?
We have a lot to be thankful for this year – in the past few months alone we’ve seen our volunteers, donors and supporters rally together to help in a ... The post In the Spirit of #GivingTuesday:... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Holiday #givewithmeaning Giving Tuesday holiday season Red Cross mission thankful Volunteers Source Type: news

How Tax Reform May Impact Charities
As tax reform continues to be front and center on Capitol Hill, the American Red Cross and other  organizations have taken a closer look at how proposed legislation may impact ... The post How Tax... {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 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Development charitable giving proposed tax reform tax deductions tax reform and charities Source Type: news

Equipping the Red Cross with the Resources it Needs: A Q & A with our Partner Grainger
Red Cross partners like Grainger help us instill hope to individuals and families nationwide. We sat down with Fred Costello, vice president and president, Grainger International, to find out why... {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 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Annual Disaster Giving Program Grainger Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Irma Hurricane Maria philanthropy Red Cross Partner Volunteerism Source Type: news

Young Volunteer Shares Learnings From Puerto Rico
By Luis M. Rivera Ayala, volunteer for American Red Cross, Chapter of Puerto Rico A New Genesis My relationship with the American Red Cross began way before I noticed. As ... The post Young... {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 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster aid to Puerto Rico helping Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria volunteer Puerto Rico disaster relief Red Cross aid to Puerto Rico Source Type: news

SS Red Cross Offers Aid at Outbreak of World War I
A True Demonstration of Impartial Humanitarianism At the outbreak of the Great War, the American Red Cross announced a special appeal to fund a hospital relief ship bound for Europe. ... The post SS... {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 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History Military Support Mercy Ship nurses Red Cross Nurses SS Red Cross world war I WWI Source Type: news

Red Cross Helps Connect Puerto Ricans to Loved Ones
Written by Julie Bradley, a volunteer from the Red Cross Grand Canyon chapter. Since 2010, Julie has deployed around the U.S. and the globe to establish IT/telecommunications capacity 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 - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster american red cross disaster relief hurricane Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico wi-fi Source Type: news

Hallie & Owen ’s Halloween Safety Poem
The post was written by Red Cross volunteer Robyn Taylor and originally appeared on the National Capital Region blog. Hallie and Owen were excited to collect a bag of candy. ... The post Hallie... {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 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety first aid app halloween safety tips happy halloween poem Source Type: news

Because Help Comes in Different Languages
Maura’s Houston home was severely flooded when Hurricane Harvey came ashore. Along with her husband Johnny and nine-month-old daughter Astrid, Maura has been staying with cousins. The family worked... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Cruz Roja Americana financial aid Hurricane Harvey financial aid Hurricane Harvey financial assistance Hurricane Harvey relief Latino engagement Source Type: news

Welcome Little Clara: Lifesaving Blood Donations Helped Give New Life
By Brian Boyle, American Red Cross Officer, National Partnerships, Biomedical Services, and Blood Recipient I was eighteen years old during the summer of 2004 when my life changed drastically in 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 - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation ambassador Blood Recipient clara barton volunteer Source Type: news

Ukulele Kids Club Brings Healing Powers of Music to a Red Cross Shelter
Story and photos by Chris Genin, American Red Cross volunteer Shelter residents and volunteers gathered to the sound of a live band, featuring the ukulele, playing at the Greenspoint Mall ... 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 - October 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster children in shelters Hurricane Harvey music therapy teaching music to children ukulele Ukulele Kids Club Source Type: news

Humanitarian Needs: Food, water, and … data?
By Dale Kunce and Jenelle Eli, American Red Cross When Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, they left behind a trail of destruction and all the humanitarian needs ... 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 - October 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster International connectivity in Puerto Rico facebook Hurricane Maria reconnecting family after Hurricane Maria Restoring Family Links Source Type: news

From Allison to Harvey: Mission in Action
By MaryJane Mudd, Regional Communications Director, Texas Gulf Coast Region Dennis Hayes has a presence about him. Tall, soft spoken, yet direct, with silver hair and an engaging smile. This church... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Harvey shelter Hurricane Harvey Red Cross partnerships Red Cross shelter Red Cross volunteer profile Source Type: news

What One Volunteer Remembers Most About Hurricane Harvey
Five weeks after Hurricane Harvey caused the largest flooding event in U.S. history, the American Red Cross continues to provide shelter, food, relief  supplies and other support to help people... {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 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster disaster volunteer Hurricane Harvey volunteer Red Cross volunteer volunteer experience volunteer in Texas volunteer story Source Type: news

Relief Comes for St. Thomas Resident Just in Time
Story by Nicole Breitbach, American Red Cross Wilber Payne is a resident of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, who suffers from a chronic heart condition. Typically, his special medicine is ... 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 - October 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster Response emergency situation Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma survivor Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria survivor St. Thomas US Virgin Islands Source Type: news

DOVE: Red Cross Disaster Volunteers on Wheels
Written by Bob Wallace, American Red Cross Found at American Red Cross of Mid-South As Hurricane Irma ripped through Caribbean islands and bore down on the coast of Florida, American Red ... 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 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster Response Uncategorized Volunteers Source Type: news

The Keys Post-Irma: Hot Meals, Hope and Compassion
Written by Donna Morrissey, Red Crosser deployed to Florida On Saturday, September 16, my friend and fellow Red Cross volunteer, Cynthia Gutierrez-White and I made it to the Florida Keys ... 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 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Beth Pullias Tags: Disaster Florida Keys red cross Source Type: news

Hurricane Harvey – Financial Assistance
As we continue to provide food, shelter and comfort for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross is delivering financial assistance into the hands of people who need ... 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 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Financial Assistance Hurricane Harvey Source Type: news

The Red Cross, Disability Integration and Disasters
Editor’s Note: You may recognize Pat and Beau from an earlier Hurricane Harvey story about how the Red Cross works to find safe spaces for pets after disasters. They’re back ... 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 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response disability integration disaster relief hurricane Hurricane Harvey red cross Source Type: news

Pets are an Important Part of Harvey Recovery
Story by Jennifer McGrath, American Red Cross With just a couple of inches of water in his house, Pat Brady thought he could ride out Hurricane Harvey at his Houston ... The post Pets are 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 - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response disaster relief Harvey hurricane Hurricane Harvey pet pets pets in shelters red cross Source Type: news

Harvey Response: Inside Our Red Cross Shelters in Texas
Harvey’s aftermath is devastating. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by what is being called the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. As rain continues to fall, thousands... {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 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response american red cross Cuero George R. Brown Convention Center Houston mega shelter sheltering volunteer volunteering Source Type: news

Safety from the Storm: Inside Our Red Cross Shelters in Texas
Harvey’s aftermath is devastating. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by what is being called the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. As rain continues to fall, thousands... {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 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response american red cross Cuero George R. Brown Convention Center Houston mega shelter sheltering volunteer volunteering Source Type: news

Your Top Questions Concerning Our Hurricane Harvey Response
This post was updated on Sept. 22, 2017 Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25, we have seen an outpouring of generosity and support. ... The post Your Top... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster disaster relief donate donations Harvey hurricane Hurricane Harvey items pets pets in shelters text to give volunteer volunteering Source Type: news

Your Top Questions Concerning Our #HurricaneHarvey Response
Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Friday, we have seen an outpouring of generosity and support. We can’t thank you enough. We know you have ... The post Your Top... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster disaster relief donate donations Harvey hurricane Hurricane Harvey items pets pets in shelters text to give volunteer volunteering Source Type: news

4 Tips for Smart Giving After a Disaster
No matter when or where a disaster big or small may strike, the American Red Cross stands ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days ... The post 4 Tips for Smart Giving After a... {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 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response donate donations fundraising Harvey Hurricane Harvey smart giving Source Type: news

Debunking ‘Dry Drowning,’ ‘Secondary  Drowning’ and ‘Delayed Drowning’
A Q&A with water safety and medical expert Dr. Linda Quan Most of us who spend time in the water are familiar with the risks of drowning, but what have ... The post Debunking ‘Dry Drowning,’... {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 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Health & Safety delayed drowning dry drowning secondary drowning swim swim lessons swim safety water safety Source Type: news

Back-to-school: 6 Pro Tips for Teachers and Students
It’s officially that time of year again: back-to-school. We know many of you may be getting your little ones ready for their first day, or settling into the groove of ... The post Back-to-school: 6... {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, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Fun Health & Safety Back to school health and safety Preparedness school emergencies school safety Source Type: news

Answering a Home Fire Call in L.A.
Editor’s note: A version of this story originally appeared on the Red Cross Los Angeles Region blog. Story by Joseph Edwards, California Safe Corps and Disaster Action Team Volunteer. 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 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Home Fire DAT team disaster action team home fire campaign los angeles Red Cross LA Source Type: news

What kind of fire safety volunteer are you?
As we get ready to Sound the Alarm to end home fires this fall, we’ll be needing help from volunteers just like you. Have you ever wondered what volunteer job ... The post What kind of fire... {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 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun Home Fire fire safety quiz volunteer Source Type: news

5 Sun Safety Tips for Student Athletes
Thrilled to cheer on the Emerson Lions! As summer begins to dwindle down and schools start up again, so do fall sports and practices. I was raised on the Sunbelt, ... The post 5 Sun Safety Tips 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 - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taylor Carlington Tags: Fun Health & Safety heat safety red cross sports sports safety student athlete sun sun safety Source Type: news

Help End the #BloodEmergency: Be a Lifesaving Hero like Merrick Tan
Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared on the Red Cross National Capital Region blog. Story by Clarice Nassif Ransom. Photo courtesy of Merrick Tan. Your Help is ... 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 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor Emergency Need Merrick Tan red cross Source Type: news

Why the Red Cross Responds to Home Fires
May 1969. Dayton, Ohio. American Red Cross photo by Rudolph Vetter. Each night while you and I are sleeping, there are families across the country who wake up to smoke, ... The post Why the 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 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster History Home Fire fire safety HFC home fire campaign red cross Sound the Alarm Source Type: news