Annual Disaster Academy Goes Virtual Due to COVID-19
Story by Hannah C. Wood / Red Cross Cascades The Cascades Region Disaster Academy takes place every May and typically, the academy would be an in-person event at Willamette University and is […]
Test Your Knowledge of Our Declaration of Independence!
When the fireworks are over and you’re feeling full after eating too much barbecue, watermelon and ice cream, test your memory skills with a few bits of trivia related to […]
Red Cross Tips for a Safe Summer
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer when all of us begin enjoying the outdoors and sunshine. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have fun and offers the […]
What Do We Do Now?
Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had to recover from a devastating loss such as a home fire or a natural disaster like a flood or […]
Red Cross First Aid Training Saved a Friend
“I can’t look at a piece of bacon now without reliving the day I almost choked on one,” said Heather Wilson. It was late November, mild and overcast. Wilson […]
Keeping Our Furry Friends Safe: The Red Cross App and Online Course
April has been designated as Pet First Aid Awareness month. This is the perfect time for pet lovers to take the American Red Cross Cat and Dog First Aid online […]
Do I Really Need an Estate Plan?
None of us enjoys thinking about what would happen after we pass on, but the cold reality is that it’s better to handle these details now rather than leave them […]
Sounding the Alarm in Madras
On the afternoon of January 5, 2018, not even two months after Bobbi Gilbert and Red Cross volunteers installed smoke alarms in Gilbert’s home and other homes in the Warm […]
Comedy Club with Ties to Tragedy Gives back to Red Cross
The Beertown Comedy Group had always planned to hold an end-of-year roast to laugh away the pitfalls of 2017. They hadn’t planned to donate the proceeds from the event to […]
Sounding the Alarm in Sutherlin
Pauline Johnson is, in her own words, a sound sleeper. A very sound sleeper. So sound, in fact, that when the 83-year-old’s home caught fire in May 2017, she slept […]