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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 […]

Delivering Hope in a Time of COVID-19

April 15, 2020

Story by Kalen Pippins / Red Cross Cascades Region I was sitting at my desk around 8 p.m. finishing up homework assignments from my University of Oregon classes when I […]

For 76 Years, We Have Celebrated March as Red Cross Month

March 9, 2020

Story by Harriet Vanderbilt / Red Cross Cascades Region “I request that during that month (March) our people rededicate themselves to the splendid aims and activities of the Red Cross” […]

Turn & Test When You Set Your Clocks Back

November 1, 2019

As people turn their clocks back this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, it’s also a great time to test your smoke alarms. “Home fires are our community’s […]