Meet “Java” Horn: The Air Force General on the Red Cross Board

By Gordon Williams Edited by Nancy Waddell Air Force Brigadier General Jeremy (Java) Horn is obviously a man who likes to keep busy. His day job is commanding the two-thousand-and-some men and women in the three units that make up the Washington Air National Guard. But Horn also finds time to serve on the board … Continue reading Meet “Java” Horn: The Air Force General on the Red Cross Board

Why I Volunteer: Joe Hardie

I initially reached out to the Red Cross because I wanted to give blood. But as I looked into their service opportunities, I found there were other ways to help that I hadn’t considered. I currently volunteer on Disaster Action Team (DAT) 6. We’re on call nights and weekends every sixth week. If there’s a … Continue reading Why I Volunteer: Joe Hardie

Why I Volunteer: Jenny Shin

I came to the Red Cross looking for an opportunity to contribute back to my community and help vulnerable people who are in need of immediate assistance. Volunteering with the Red Cross as a Disaster Action Team Lead complements my day job with King County Emergency Medical Services. Both opportunities are dedicated to serving the … Continue reading Why I Volunteer: Jenny Shin

Why I Volunteer: Dayla Braithwaite

With the impact that The American Red Cross has, not only my area, but our world, I couldn’t think of a better non-profit company to devote my time to. In late 2016 I reached out to The Red Cross in hopes of becoming part of preparedness education efforts in my community. As a full time … Continue reading Why I Volunteer: Dayla Braithwaite

Inspiring Families to be Safe

By Kristi Sanders Photos by: Lucia Scordamaglia As an AmeriCorps member of the American Red Cross, my role is focused primarily on teaching kids and adults about Disaster and Home Fire Preparedness. So when presented with an invitation to participate in the annual King County Fire & Life Safety Association’s Kids Safety Day, my answer … Continue reading Inspiring Families to be Safe