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 […]

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 […]

Join the Red Cross Cascades Region in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, October 17th!

October 15, 2019

Story by Hannah C. Wood/Red Cross Cascades Region Oregon is home to beautiful mountains with amazing hikes, rugged coastlines, and adventurous people. Our state also lies on the Cascadia Subduction […]

Local Red Cross Volunteers Deploy to Texas to Assist with Tropical Storm Imelda Response

September 19, 2019

Five volunteers from SW Washington to help provide disaster assistance in Texas PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 19, 2019 – Tropical Storm Imelda has brought intense rain to the state of Texas […]

Local Red Cross Volunteers Deploy to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Response

August 30, 2019

Fifteen volunteers from Oregon and SW Washington to help provide disaster assistance in affected states PORTLAND, Ore., AUG. 30, 2019 – As Hurricane Dorian gains strength in the Atlantic, the […]