Red Cross honors community heroes during annual Red Cross Month celebration in March

March 1, 2022

Celebrate by donating on Red Cross Giving Day, March 23; giving blood; or volunteering   Last year, local Red Cross volunteers responded to nearly 700 emergency disasters, including home fires and […]

It’s Halloween! Here are the Red Cross safety tips for your trick-or-treater as pandemic continues

October 28, 2021

Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween, however the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross offers these tips and more […]

Bootleg Fire Showcases Importance of Collaboration During Disaster Response

August 11, 2021

If you walk into the Oregon Department of Forestry Incident Management Team headquarters for Zone 1 of the Bootleg Wildfire you will find yourself in a sea of green pants […]

‘Leave now or you’ll die,’ How the Red Cross is Supporting those Impacted by the Bootleg Fire

July 16, 2021

Story by Darrell Fuller/Red Cross Cascades Region Tim McCarley is a retired sheriff’s deputy from Reno. He, and his bride Dee, moved to Oregon along with her adult son, David, to build their dream retirement home in the […]

Celebrating the 140th Anniversary of the American Red Cross

May 20, 2021

Red Cross Cascades Region 140 years ago, as of this Friday, May 21st, 2021, Clara Barton set out to alleviate human suffering in the world and The American Red Cross […]

For Some Military Families, Hope, Comfort and Good News Comes with a Red Cross Smile

April 29, 2021

Story by Colleen Hathaway / Red Cross Cascades Region It’s not every day that Heidi Shuford can deliver good news.  As a Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) […]

In Honor of International Women’s Day, We Remember Clara Barton

March 8, 2021

Story by Ali Hargrave / Red Cross Cascades Region Behind every successful philanthropic effort is an individual who cared enough to enlist others on behalf of a cause they knew […]

March is Red Cross Month: Thank you, Volunteers!

March 3, 2021

Story by Colleen Hathaway / Red Cross Cascades Region March is Red Cross Month:  Thank you, Volunteers! Franklin D. Roosevelt first proclaimed March as Red Cross Month in 1943 to honor […]

Cascades Region Nurse Recognized with Prestigious Red Cross Scholarship

November 5, 2020

Story by Hastings Spencer / Red Cross Cascades Region Compassion is the cornerstone of service at the Red Cross, going back to its roots very roots with the iconic Red […]

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 […]