From The Mouths Of Bloggers

The best endorsements are those that are unsolicited. That’s why people love sites like Yelp — unfiltered, unedited commentary that we feel we can trust. So rather than me (a […]

March is Red Cross Month!

Today marks the beginning of Red Cross Month! No matter what your cause or passion, you can find endless volunteer opportunities through the Red Cross! Donate Blood: The Red Cross […]

On Being A Volunteer In Rural Oregon

“When the local Red Cross volunteer arrives at the scene, their goal is to assess the situation, provide comfort and immediate assistance to the family in the form of shelter, […]

Make A Difference Day Is Tomorrow!

Make a Difference Day is a national event encompassing the most comprehensive nation-wide day of helping others. USA Weekend reports that in 2009, 3 million people participated in the national […]

This Jeep Drives Into A Stairwell…

Sounds like the makings of a good joke…but it’s not. Last night, our disaster volunteers responded to an unusual call — a Jeep had been driven right into the stairwell […]

Disaster Response Update

October 4: Two fires in less than 12 hours! Disaster volunteers responded to a single wide trailer fire in Irrigon, Oregon. One adult and a child received help with clothes, […]

Disaster Response Update

September 14: Disaster responders from the Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross assisted a family of three displaced by an apartment fire in SE Portland. The family will […]

Disaster Response Update

September 5: Disaster volunteers from the Oregon Trail Chapter responded to a single family fire in Tillamook, OR. One adult, who evacuated the home through a window, received assistance with […]