News

In the Aftermath of Wildfires, the Devastation Becomes More Clear

September 28, 2020

Story and photos by Lynette Nyman / Red Cross Cascades Region When the Holiday Farm Fire blazed through the McKenzie River Valley in Oregon people fled to the east and […]

One Week Since the Start of the Historic Oregon Wildfires

September 14, 2020

Story by Lynette Nyman / Photos by Axl David / Red Cross Cascades When the call came to evacuate her home in Mollala, Oregon, Kathie Tapia grabbed her pills, pets, and wallet.   “How do […]

Red Cross Aids Hundreds of Oregonians Forced to Flee Wildfires

September 13, 2020

Story by Patricia Griffiths / Red Cross Cascades “I’m standing in smoky ash-filled air in Salem now, and it’s difficult to breathe even with a mask,” said Chad Carter, Red […]

20 Ways to Stay Safe As You Celebrate the Fourth of July

June 30, 2020

Story by American Red Cross The Fourth of July is just days away, a time when people typically enjoy the summer holiday with backyard barbecues, fireworks or water fun. But […]

A Message from Cascades Region CEO, Dale Kunce

June 4, 2020

Together we have watched the painful events of the recent week unfold across the country and in our region. The senseless death of George Floyd has laid bare generations of wounds […]

72 Years Later, A Look Back at How the Red Cross Responded to the Vanport Flood

May 30, 2020

Story by Bhavna Verma / Red Cross Cascades Region Vanport now is a memory of a city that was once one of the largest housing projects in the United States. […]

Annual Disaster Academy Goes Virtual Due to COVID-19

May 27, 2020

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 […]

Red Cross Offers Virtual Care for Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones

May 22, 2020

The American Red Cross is launching a Virtual Family Assistance Center to support families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. People can visit redcross.org/get-help to […]

Cascades Region CEO Dale Kunce Named to ‘Forty Under 40’ List

May 20, 2020

Story by Patricia Griffiths / Red Cross Cascades Region Dale Kunce, CEO of the Red Cross Cascades Region, is, by many accounts, still new to his job. But, after a […]

Deschutes Brewery Brews Up Creative Ways to Help During COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Story by Julia Green/Red Cross Cascades Region Like other local businesses and craft breweries around the country, Deschutes Brewery has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Forced to close […]