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Cascades Region High School Graduates Share Past Experiences, Future Plans

Jun 5, 2023

Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Region Three cheers to the 207 Cascades Region Red Cross graduating seniors!  These ambitious and hard-working teens reflect on some of their highlight moments as they […]

Red Cross Volunteers Reflect on Critical Role in Disaster Response

May 30, 2023

Olivia Wolf/Red Cross Cascades Region A four-alarm fire around downtown Portland displaced more than a dozen residents of an old apartment building the morning of Tuesday, May 16. The fire […]

Finding Hope in a Red Cross Shelter after Narrowly Escaping a 4-alarm Fire

May 19, 2023

Rebecca Marshal/Red Cross Cascades Region On Tuesday morning, May 16th, Barbett Grace heard commotion in the hallway outside of her apartment.  She opened the door and there was so much […]

Blood Donors Saved Her Grandchildren, Now She’s Rolling up Her Sleeve to Give Back

Apr 10, 2023

Olivia Wolf/Red Cross Cascades Region “We have a whole bunch of miracle babies in our family,” says Pamela Richardson, a Red Cross blood donor and a grandmother of five. “They’re […]

Passionate Volunteer Finds Career Fulfillment with the Red Cross

Mar 27, 2023

Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Region Michael Mawdsley fell in love with the Red Cross at the tender age of 13. After volunteering at a local blood drive, he became enamored […]

Local company, Mountain House Launches Red Cross Month Fundraising Campaign

Mar 16, 2023

Chelsea White/ Red Cross Cascades Region Build a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed. Local Oregon company, Mountain House not only helps with freeze dried food for your emergency kit, […]

New Executive Director for the Central & Eastern Oregon Chapter of the Red Cross Brings Leadership Skills and Kindness

Mar 8, 2023

Colleen Hathaway/Red Cross Cascades Region Have you ever spoken to someone you didn’t know who immediately put you at ease with their warmth and knowledge?  That’s how it felt calling […]

Meet Service Award Winners Tara and Jake!

Jan 25, 2023

Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Congratulations to Tara and Jake!  These two Lincoln High School students qualify for the prestigious Youth Presidential Service Award, having logged over 100 hours of service.  […]

Abundant Volunteer Spirit of Amazon PDX7 Saves Lives

Jan 10, 2023

Colleen Hathaway/Red Cross Cascades Region When we think of Amazon, certain business model themes may come to mind, such as convenient and speedy one-stop shopping at our fingertips or free […]

Near Tragedy Leads to Life Mission: Priscilla Fuentes’ Journey to the Red Cross

Jan 4, 2023

The Story of the Cascades Region Chief Executive Officer Patricia Griffiths / Red Cross Cascades Region An acrid smell alerted 12-year-old Priscilla Fuentes that her family was in danger in […]