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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

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.