Why Right Now is The Right Time to Donate Blood

Story by Hannah. C. Wood / Red Cross Cascades Region Last Wednesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced new rules around mass gatherings, social distancing, and schools. In the days following, as people heed those […]

Stumped On A Gift?

Do you have an “impossible-to-read” family member or friend on your holiday shopping list? Instead of just forking out some cash, take the advice of Miss Oregon Caroline McGowan, who […]

A little Blog-Love for an Incomparable Three

On Monday in Lake Oswego, a fair at a retirement community represented an extraordinary collaboration between three parties I greatly respect.Party #1: The American Red CrossNow I’m a bit biased […]

Are You Prepared?

Regardless of where we live, it is always a good idea to be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. The recent severe weather to our east is a good […]

Timbers’ Jack Jewsbury On Joplin Tornado

A disaster becomes more “real” when you know someone who’s been personally affected. And after watching this interview with Jack Jewsbury, captain of the much-loved Portland Timbers, I guarantee you’ll […]

Bringing Tears To Your Tuesday

Warning: It’s time to whip out the Kleenex.But the good news is that these will be happy tears, I promise. Check out these inspirational stories from a few of our […]