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How contributions from Alaska Airlines support the Red Cross

By Gordon Williams   Screen shot from Alaska Airlines website What could be better for the American Red Cross, and those who benefit from its services, than a corporate partner whose donations support the organization’s humanitarian work? How about a corporate donor that not only gives money but helps transport Red Cross workers to where they … Continue reading How contributions from Alaska Airlines support the Red Cross

The Preservation of Cultural Property is the Preservation of Humanity  

By: Cara Elzie (she/her/hers) American Red Cross Northwest Region   International Humanitarian Law Youth Action Campaign (Red Cross)  For more information about IHL visit: https://www.redcross.org/humanityinwar/international-humanitarian-law-youth-action-campaign.html   This work was produced and originally published as part of an American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law essay and art competition. Cara Elzie is a volunteer in the Northwest Region and … Continue reading The Preservation of Cultural Property is the Preservation of Humanity  

Mario Brown Calls the Red Cross ‘A Home Where I Can Be Whole’ After Being Hired as Northwest Washington Chapter Executive Director

At age 44, after years of working in music and politics, Mario Brown has joined the American Red Cross Northwest Region as the new chapter executive serving Northwest Washington. The shift comes at a time in his life when he says he knew he was done working in politics and “too old to be a Rockstar.” But if you ask him about his role, you will quickly find that for him, it’s much more than just a new career. In fact, after just a few weeks on the job, Mario calls the Red Cross his home.  

A partnership that runs deep: PEMCO Insurance and the American Red Cross

By Gordon Williams Many of us are familiar with the critical, life-saving work of the American Red Cross. We know that when their dedicated staff and volunteers arrive in their red vests, support is within reach and recovery doesn’t have to be done alone.  But how does the Red Cross create impact for those experiencing … Continue reading A partnership that runs deep: PEMCO Insurance and the American Red Cross

How the Red Cross is preparing for The Big One

By Gordon Williams  All along the Pacific Coast, mid-June is time for CR22--this year’s version of the disaster drill known as Cascadia Rising. Emergency managers from California to Alaska--including disaster response experts  from the American Red Cross--are using the drill to  revise and refine how they would react to the event widely described as “The Big … Continue reading How the Red Cross is preparing for The Big One