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 […]

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 to […]