Memorial Day Weekend Blood Drive Events!
This Memorial Day, donate in honor of a military service member. There are several exciting ways to give blood during our upcoming holiday weekend in Portland and Vancouver, WA! All […]
VIDEO: Holiday Mail Delivered
A giant thank you to the countless people who participated in our Holiday Mail for Heroes program! Now these injured service men (and women!) are receiving well wishes and thanks, […]
USS Ranger for potential Portland Earthquake?
When you look around the Portland waterfront, you might notice something missing that most major cities around the United States have. That is, a major surface ship from the US […]
Will Lasers be included in future first aid?
I went to see the new Iron Man over the weekend, and there certainly was a lot of destruction caused by Lasers. With all the pop-culture references to Lasers causing […]
Make A Phone Call, Change A Life
In honor of Veteran’s Day, I thought I’d share this brief video about how one family’s life was changed with just a phone call. Every day, the American Red Cross […]
Army Wives Lend A Hand
Believe it or not, this handsome guy is an army wife. Okay, maybe not EXACTLY. But Drew Fuller really does star on Lifetime’s Army Wives and he’s a nice guy […]
Staying Connected With TroopTube
So you’re a fan of the Red Cross’ Service to Armed Forces on Facebook. You’ve already mailed your holiday card. Maybe it’s about time you made a video. According to […]
Helping Military Families Cope With Deployments
Did you know that Oregon is one of only 16 states (plus Washington, DC) to offer the Red Cross’ new Coping With Deployments: Psychological First Aid for Military Families course? […]
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 […]