Staying safe in today’s longer, hotter summers

By Gordon Williams  Torrid summer days can leave you feeling sweltering, sweaty, and just plain wiped out. Heat can also expose you to illnesses that range from heat stroke to heart disease. In carrying out its mission to teach preparedness to one and all, the American Red Cross warns, “Extreme heat is deadly and kills … Continue reading Staying safe in today’s longer, hotter summers

How bp And The Red Cross Are Philanthropic Partners

By Gordon Williams, American Red Cross Volunteer  Pam Brady and Karen Miller at the North Bellingham Golf Course, August 2022 It’s a 10-mile drive – 18 minutes by car – between the North Bellingham Golf Course in Whatcom County, Washington and the banks of the Nooksack River. Both figure into our story because both play … Continue reading How bp And The Red Cross Are Philanthropic Partners

Prepare With Pedro Teaches Young Children What To Do In An Emergency

By V. Squires, American Red Cross Volunteer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mdYOhQ9-jA Pedro saves the day! Six year-old Luke is in his bedroom when the smoke alarm sounds - BEEP-BEEP-BEEP! Thanks to the American Red Cross, Luke knows exactly what to do! September is Disaster Preparedness Month and a perfect time to instruct children on how to prepare for … Continue reading Prepare With Pedro Teaches Young Children What To Do In An Emergency