How we served Ravon Wilson while in the Armed Forces

By Diane Toomey Communicating in our world of smart phones and social media has our friends and loved ones at our fingertips almost all the time.  We forget the ease at which most of us we can find loved ones in times of an emergency. For our military families with loved ones who are serving, … Continue reading How we served Ravon Wilson while in the Armed Forces

Why I Volunteer: Soniya Ahmed

When I moved from Edmonton in 2016, I was looking for a volunteer position. I knew about the Red Cross because I was a blood donor and hoped to volunteer one day. When I saw a Red Cross volunteer position posted online, I immediately jumped at the opportunity. Having a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration … Continue reading Why I Volunteer: Soniya Ahmed

The Gift That Could Save Their Life (that you can afford)

By Kayla Ihrig Don’t tell your loved ones you care about them – show them. If you’re gift shopping, buy something valuable, inexpensive and unique: an emergency kit.  <space> This season, I opted out of the overdone body lotion baskets and gift cards and bought my family members an emergency kit for their car. I … Continue reading The Gift That Could Save Their Life (that you can afford)

Pastor Earl Lane Welcomes American Red Cross to Pateros Community Church

By Robert W. Wallace/American Red Cross After only eight weeks as the new Pastor of the Pateros Community Church, Pastor Earl Lane found his community in disaster mode for the second time in a little more than a year. Last year wildfires devastated the town, wiping out the church parsonage and 43 additional homes, according to Lane. … Continue reading Pastor Earl Lane Welcomes American Red Cross to Pateros Community Church