What Drives Red Cross Volunteers to Help those in Need

EDITORS NOTE: In celebration of "March is Red Cross Month" 2019, we are re-sharing a story that helps to explain the most important aspect of our organization, our volunteers. Why do they do it? What makes them give? One answer: AGENCY. Read on for more... By Gordon Williams Whether it’s aiding the victims of some … Continue reading What Drives Red Cross Volunteers to Help those in Need

Learn Vital Safety Lessons from these Red Cross APPS

By Gordon Williams Edited by Nancy Waddell Would you like your kids to become savvier and safer in the water? There’s an online Red Cross application that can help teach youngsters to swim and track their progress while they learn. There’s another Red Cross app aimed at assisting members of the military and their families, … Continue reading Learn Vital Safety Lessons from these Red Cross APPS

Why Deployment Was Different for This Volunteer

By Gordon Williams   When Red Cross volunteer Mauri Shuler of Olympia, WA deployed to the California wildfires last month, she found much about the experience old and familiar but some of it new and challenging.   Flying into a disaster scene is nothing new for Mauri. She did it many times in her years … Continue reading Why Deployment Was Different for This Volunteer