Selling Lemonade for the Red Cross

While most kids have packed away their lemonade stands for the summer, Luke Fraiser, Jacob Kassman and Emily Kassman are still going strong. The three are residents of Katy, Texas, […]

Some Volunteer Appreciation

If you’ve been following the numbers on the blog (off to your right), you’ll see that we’re at about 186 Oregon deployments related to Hurricane Season 2008. Of those, about […]

Who wants to make these for me?…Please?

Last week we brought you a rad hurricane t-shirt, but you know what? It’s starting to get a bit too chilly for t-shirts (at least without a jacket).  So it’s […]

NBA Gives NFL Some Competition

Remember how I said that I like basketball more than football? Well, it was only a matter of time before the NBA (or at least one NBA team) stepped up […]

Hurricane Ike Families Reunited By Red Cross

Another update from Portland disaster volunteer (and Blood Services employee) Daphne Mathew: The American Red Cross Welfare Information Team that deployed for Hurricane Ike is amazing! The welfare team offers […]

Meet Hurricane Bear

Have you seen Hurricane Bear? He’s the costume bear that bizarrely walked on camera during news coverage of Hurricane Ike in Galveston, and various versions of this video have been […]

An E-Mail From Texas

Those of you who know Daphne Mathew know that she’s a Red Crosser extraordinaire. Not only is she my communications counterpart over in Blood Services, she’s also a member of […]

Today is the day we need your help.

Are you participating in the “roadblock” today? If so, please let us know in the comments. We made some dramatic changes to our homepage for today, and today’s blog will […]

Crystle, Meet Daphne.

Some of you correctly guessed that this photo was of Daphne Mathew – our esteemed Pacific NW Blood Region communications director who is currently responding to Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.  Well, […]