Why Sarah Jacob is Heading to East Africa

By Gordon Williams It’s not unusual for Red Cross workers and volunteers to leave home and fly to some distant location—to fires in California or a hurricane in the Carolinas. When Sarah Jacob flies to a distant location early in January, she will be traveling to a place few Red Cross workers have ever gone—the … Continue reading Why Sarah Jacob is Heading to East Africa

Hero and a Scholar: CPR Skills Used to Save Life at College

On a breezy Tuesday morning in October, a hero walked through the door of the Red Cross office in Seattle. Rameen Sahoo, from Bellevue, was onsite to accept the Certificate of Merit. Trained in American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid/CPR/AED, Rameen helped save the life of a gentleman who lost consciousness on the University … Continue reading Hero and a Scholar: CPR Skills Used to Save Life at College

How Cody Campbell Manages the Red Cross Response in 7 WA Counties

By Gordon Williams When his phone rings in the middle of the night, Cody Campbell of Kennewick, WA can be pretty sure before he answers the call that a wildfire is burning somewhere not far off. Cody is Disaster Program Manager for the Central and Southeastern Washington Chapter of the American Red Cross, based in … Continue reading How Cody Campbell Manages the Red Cross Response in 7 WA Counties

Red Cross Corps Positions Now Open

Become a part of the Red Cross mission!  Apply today! Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join Red Cross Corps! The American Red Cross Northwest Region is seeking two highly energized and passionate individuals to serve as full-time Red Cross Corps members in Seattle from September 17, 2018 – August 15, … Continue reading Red Cross Corps Positions Now Open

Why Crystal LeBoeuf Volunteers

I am originally from Louisiana. After Hurricane Katrina, I was so impressed with the response of the organization, I decided to join the American Red Cross. In 2007, an AmeriCorps opportunity opened up at Fort Knox, KY and I was able to stay in that position for 2 years. I loved every minute of it. … Continue reading Why Crystal LeBoeuf Volunteers