Help Can ’t Wait for Families in Need – Join us for Red Cross Giving Day, March 24!
When families’ lives are upended by a disaster, help can’t wait. That’s why many families across the country rely on the American Red Cross every day to provide the hope ... The post Help Can’t Wait... {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 - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster #HelpCantWait american red cross Disaster Response give Giving Day Source Type: news

Anna Marietta, a Recovered COVID-19 Patient Donates Lifesaving Convalescent Plasma when #HelpCantWait
For many, the idea of giving blood causes immediate anxiety and fear of possible pain because of the needles used to collect blood donations. Anna Marietta of St. Charles, Michigan, ... 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 - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood american red cross blood donation blood donor COVID 19 Source Type: news

When Help Can ’t Wait: Comforting Families in Need During a Pandemic
It’s been nearly a year since the pandemic started impacting individuals across the world, and the Red Cross continues to provide support and assistance to those coping with these difficult ... 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 - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Volunteers #HelpCantWait COVID 19 Giving Day red cross red cross month Source Type: news

‘Our Teams Are Orchestras’: Get to Know Red Cross Chief Diversity Officer, Adrienne Alberts
Nearly six weeks in, Adrienne Alberts returns to the Red Cross with style and grace as our new Chief Diversity Officer. When you first meet Adrienne, she is a ball ... The post ‘Our Teams Are... {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 - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Fun Leadership american red cross Disaster Response diversity diversity and inclusion Source Type: news

Gerald Thomas: “If I can make that level of transformative change in other countries, I can do that here.”
For Black History Month, we are honoring Black men and women whose contributions are essential to our humanitarian mission. This week, we are highlighting Gerald Thomas, the Chief Executive Officer... {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 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster African American History Month Black History Month military red cross Source Type: news

Shonette Sneed: “Everyone has a story and that’s what keeps me motivated.”
For Black History Month, we are honoring Black men and women whose contributions are essential to our humanitarian mission. This week, meet Shonette Sneed, a Regional Donor Services Executive 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 - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood African American History Month Black History Month red cross Source Type: news

A Legacy of “Firsts” To Celebrate Black History Month
Throughout American Red Cross history, notable African Americans have paved the way in our organization for future generations who came after them. As we kick off Black History Month, we ... 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, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: History African American History Month Black History Month historical figures Source Type: news

#MLKDay: How You Can Serve with a Purpose
“Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Every year, communities across the country take time to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and ... The post #MLKDay:... {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 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Holiday Volunteers american red cross volunteering Source Type: news

Still need a New Year ’s resolution? Resolve to volunteer.
What’s on your New Year’s resolution list? A new year is an opportunity to start with a fresh slate; to tackle unachieved goals, new experiences and life-changing decisions. Kicking off ... 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 - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Disaster Response Volunteers red cross volunteering Source Type: news

FDA Eligibility Changes Allow More Military Vets and Their Family Members to Give Blood
It took over 30 years for two dedicated blood donors, David Adriansen and Sandy Davis, to become eligible to give with the Red Cross again. This summer we welcomed them ... The post FDA Eligibility... {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 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood blood donor Blood Donor Eligibility Mad Cow Disease Deferral Source Type: news

4 Kitchen Mistakes You ’re Making
  More time at home during the coronavirus pandemic has led to many of us to bake and cook more in the kitchen, from the classic COVID-19 sourdough bread to ... The post 4 Kitchen Mistakes... {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, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire #EndHomeFires apartment fire cooking fire cooking fires cooking safety end home fires escape plan fire escape home fire escape plan smoke alarm smoke detector Source Type: news

How the Red Cross Helped Veterans and Military Families Recover After Tennessee Tornadoes
In March, deadly tornadoes ripped through Tennessee, devastating many who lived in Nashville and surrounding areas. Sadly, military and veteran families were among those who were hit the hardest.... {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, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Military Support Disaster Response military families SAF service members service to the armed forces tennessee tornadoes veterans Source Type: news

Celebrating Pride Month: Meet Hannah Simpson
This Pride Month, we’re celebrating our employees and volunteers who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. Each and every day they work to carry out our humanitarian mission in communities ... 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 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Volunteers Disaster Response diversity and inclusion LGBTQ new york Pride Pride Month volunteering Source Type: news

Blood Donation Makes Me Feel Alive
Just as I was beginning high school I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a mild form of autism. Over the years I had been bullied and called names for being ... The post Blood Donation Makes Me... {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 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood austism blood donation blood donor blood shortage coronavirus COVID 19 donating blood pandemic Source Type: news

The Importance of Juneteenth for One Red Crosser
Our nation is heartbroken by the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyd’s death, captured on video, was the catalyst that reignited a movement promoting racial justice 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 - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life civil war diversity Emancipation Proclamation freedom holiday Juneteenth Maya Franklin Source Type: news