“We live on an island, and our sense of community is really strong. Diving into that community and being able to do service projects around the island was a big factor in starting this club."
FINDING RED CROSS PARTNERS: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR KATHLEEN VOSS
By Gordon Williams The Red Cross mission of aiding disaster victims around the world can be so demanding that no single organization could be expected to carry it out alone. That’s why the American Red Cross relies on hundreds of corporate and foundation partners to help provide the money, volunteers and skills needed to carry … Continue reading FINDING RED CROSS PARTNERS: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR KATHLEEN VOSS
Getting Prepared with Pillowcases
By Nihit Pokhrel This September, as part of National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross is gearing up for different ways to remind us that we must always be prepared. With students going back to school for the academic year, the Pillowcase Project – a preparedness education program for grades 3 through 5 – arrives at … Continue reading Getting Prepared with Pillowcases
Why I help: Norm and Joyce Bottenberg
by volunteer journalist Deborah Griffith MacSwain It was love at first sight. It was a Valentine’s Day weekend a few years ago, and Norm and Joyce Bottenberg had just gotten engaged. They first met in 1983 at an American Red Cross Operational Management Training in Virginia. The Red Cross brought them together, and their activism … Continue reading Why I help: Norm and Joyce Bottenberg