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 […]

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? […]

POWs Pay Back “Debt To Humanity”

Little to no food. Hard labor. Disease and sickness. Sights described as “man’s inhumanity to man.” These are the things that Australians Frank Cox and John Crooks experienced some 65 […]

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 […]