Dawn Johnson, Red Cross Cascades Region The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood shortage as the nation faces the lowest number of people giving blood in 20 years. […]
The holidays will be extra special this year for Sandy and Jason Thornton. The owners of the Grocery Outlet Market in Dallas, Oregon have spent the last three years in […]
Patricia Griffiths, Red Cross Cascades Region Not even the tap of a fork hitting a plate was heard during the 500-person 2013 Red Cross Cascades Region Heroes banquet while Sandy […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Olivia Wolf/Red Cross Cascades Region Every Friday, Chris Schwartzkopf delivers essential blood supplies from the Portland Red Cross facility to an Oregon coast hospital. About half of the time, his […]
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 […]
Red Cross Cascades volunteer Ashlie Freeman saved by lifesaving blood transfusion.
Paul Carlson, aka Super Hero for Babies, carries a special kind of blood necessary for newborns needing transfusions, CMV negative.