Photo Post!

Our Red Cross Flickr page is updated! I wanted to share two links for recent events that occurred along with, of course, Flickr links: 1. Chinese New Year – The […]

What’s Happening in New Columbia and Tamarack

Back in November, a house fire in North Portland spurred our chapter to prevent emergencies in the New Columbia and Tamarack neighborhood by delivering disaster preparedness information door-to-door and offering […]

Better Than Girl Scout Cookies?

I’ve been doing some research on Girl Scout cookies. It doesn’t seem like a very broad topic, right? After I dug around, I started asking myself all kinds of questions: […]

From Student To Teacher

Amber Marshall Parker saved a 4-year-old girl’s life. How’d she do it? She took a Red Cross babysitting course when she was in middle school and when a child started […]

Building A Pool Of Oregon Babysitters

There’s a lot of talk here in Oregon about schools moving to a four-day week. Whether it’s about cost-cutting or streamlining to make things more consistent, schools are dealing with […]

Babysitting Party

A mom called to inquire if she could set up a BBS class for her daughter’s birthday. She asked her daughter what kind of party she wanted for her birthday. […]

Student Learns Lesson in Responsibility

Every once in a while, Cross Blog gets a hot tip from our fans. This time it’s a very special note, received by instructor Becky Vogely: Dear Ms. Vogely,I took […]

Summer is coming. Do you need a babysitter?

Maybe you should hire one of these highly trained kids. The Register-Guard in Eugene reports that these kids feel confident as sitters after taking Red Cross babysitter training. Cassidy Robinhold, […]