QUIZ: What ’s Your New Year’s Resolution?
As 2018 comes to a close, many of us are taking the time to self-reflect. We’re thinking about all of the experiences we had this year, all of the things ... The post QUIZ: What’s Your New... {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 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun 2018 2019 new year New Year's Resolutions New Years quiz Source Type: news

How to Prevent a Home Fire While Living with Roommates
I am a 22-year-old quickly approaching college graduation in May. One would think my housemates and I are aptly prepared and educated about living independently in our first house – ... 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 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire college fire safety first house home fire campaign housemates smoke alarms tips Source Type: news

2018: A Year of Record-breaking Disasters – How Your Donations Helped
This year, we experienced a number of record-breaking disasters across the country ranging from deadly hurricanes to volcanic eruptions. With each disaster, we were there every step of the way,... {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 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster 2018 deployment disasters emergency emergency response vehicle meals snacks Source Type: news

Video: Blood donations help cancer patients like Hannah
This holiday season roll-up a sleeve and donate blood with the American Red Cross. Did you know in the time it takes to complete your donation, 1,800 patients in the ... The post Video: 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 - December 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor blood transfusion cancer Hannah lymphoblastic leukemia platelet transfusion platelets Red Cross blood donor app Source Type: news

The Smith Family: Hope after a House Fire
Originally appeared on redcross.org.  The Smith family’s residence, located on the second floor of an apartment complex in Lawrenceville, felt like a warm, loving Georgia home. Holiday stockings had... {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 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire georgia house fire red cross smoke alarm Source Type: news

After 72 years, sisters separated by war are reconnected by Red Cross
Originally appeared on the Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region blog. From 1941 to 1944, the Germans subjected Leningrad, the former capital of Russia known today as “Saint Petersburg,” to... {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 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International International Committee of the Red Cross Lidia reconnect Reconnecting Families Restoring Family Links reunification reunion RFL program Tamara WWII Source Type: news

30th Anniversary of the Spitak Earthquake in Armenia
Thirty years ago today, on December 7, 1988, a 6.9 earthquake devastated Armenia. Also known as the Spitak earthquake due to the fault rupture’s proximity to the town of Spitak, the massive... {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, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History 30th anniversary Armenia Armenina Earthquake Spitak statue Source Type: news

Camp Fire: Conflicting Emotions Are Normal After A Disaster
This originally appeared on the Red Cross Capital Crosswords blog. Photos by Carl Manning.  After the Camp Fire swept through his hometown of Magalia, California, Ken Kupstas wasn’t sure what... {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 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california California Wildfires Camp Fire disaster relief Magalia Source Type: news

Native American Heritage Month: Meet Lauren Snow
This Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting those who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day. This week, we’d like to ... 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 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Chickasaw Nation Lauren Snow Native American Heritage Month SAF service to the armed forces Source Type: news

Four Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday
Looking for ways to give back this Giving Tuesday? Here are four simple ways you can give with meaning to bring comfort and hope to those who need it most. ... The post Four Ways to Give Back on... {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 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster blankets emergency shelter give with meaning giving Giving Tuesday holiday holidays infant supplies infants meals red cross shelters Source Type: news

Giving Thanks for Blood Donations
This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for all of you who have donated blood or platelets to help save lives over the years. Here are a few former patients and their families ... The post Giving Thanks... {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 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donation blood donor Blood Recipient give thanks platelets thanksgiving Source Type: news

Native American Heritage Month: Meet Malinda Johnston
The various reasons people volunteer at the American Red Cross are as diverse and varied as they are. For Native American Service to the Armed Forces volunteer Malinda Johnston, it ... 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 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Malinda Johnston Military Spouse Native American Native American Heritage Month SAF Santee Sioux Tribe service to the armed forces Source Type: news

Native American Heritage Month: Meet Abbra Firman
This Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting those who play a pivotal role in helping the American Red Cross accomplish its humanitarian mission every day in tribal communities across 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 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Red Cross Life Abbra Firman Montana Native American Native American Heritage Month tribal communities tribes Source Type: news

California Wildfires: Your Top Questions Answered
The Camp, Woolsey and Hill Fires have devastated thousands of acres in parts of northern and southern California, and they’re still raging. To date, they’ve forced tens of thousands of ... 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 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Butte County california California Wildfires camp emergency evacuation center Hill Paradise reuniting with loved ones safe and well shelter Woolsey Source Type: news

O Negative Blood Saves College Student after Horrific Accident
Today, the American Red Cross issued an urgent call for all eligible individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now by using the free Red Cross Blood ... The post O Negative 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 - November 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood appeal appointment blood donation blood donor app donate now jacob lewis platelets redcrossblood.org Source Type: news