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Top 10 Ways to Honor a veteran like Rick Booth this Veterans Day

Nov 9, 2023

Julie E. Furnas, Red Cross Cascades Region Veterans Day will be celebrated on November 11th this year and as the parades and flags go up, it is an opportunity to […]

Answering the Call:  Coast Guard Veteran Bruce Hibbs’ Service after Service

Nov 7, 2023

Colleen Hathaway, Red Cross Cascades Region Coast Guard Service For 31 years, Bruce Hibbs served in the United States Coast Guard, contributing his knowledge and skills to an array of […]

Are you looking forward to that warm, dry El Nino winter?

Nov 1, 2023

Harriet Vanderbilt, Red Cross Cascades Region Don’t count on it!  This October was one of the snowiest on Mt. Hood since 2017 with over a foot of snowfall recorded at […]

Ten Tips to Help Keep Trick or Treaters Safe This Halloween

Oct 27, 2023

Red Cross Cascades Region Halloween is just days away. Little superheroes, cartoon and television characters will soon be out in their neighborhoods for trick or treat fun. The American Red […]

From Peru to Ridgefield. Celebrating an Unforgettable Red Cross Experience this Hispanic Heritage Month.

Oct 12, 2023

Marisa Bevington/Cascades Region Volunteer “I had never found myself in a situation where people came to donate blood with a lot of willingness and joy to support people they don’t […]

Friendship Built through Saving Lives Together

Oct 3, 2023

Patricia Griffiths/Red Cross Cascades Region Between the windswept Columbia River and snow-capped Mount Hood, lies the pioneer hamlet of Troutdale, Oregon, where two men have forged a friendship by saving […]

Is Your Home a Fire Hazard?

Sep 29, 2023

See how your home measures up.

“I Lost Six of my People.” Maui Wildfire Survivor Opens Up To Red Cross Volunteer.

Sep 26, 2023

By Darrell Fuller Watch Darrell’s story here. I am a volunteer with the American Red Cross. I spent four weeks on the island of Maui responding to the wildfires there. […]

Free Smoke Alarm Installation Event in North Portland

Sep 21, 2023

By Gabriel Gottfried/Red Cross Cascades Region “People don’t know, can’t know, when they are going to need that smoke detector to save their lives, so do it now.” – John […]

A Legacy of Love and Advocacy: Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sep 10, 2023

“A life of struggling, a life of pain.” That’s how Pastor Marcia Taylor explains her daughter’s life. Her daughter died of complications from Sickle Cell disease at the age of […]