A Different Kind of Disaster

As was mentioned last week, the Red Cross as the Nation’s leading supplier of lifesaving blood is currently facing shortages of many blood types, especially Type O Negative. This is […]

Red Cross Blood Supply Drops

The American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region today issued an appeal for blood donors. Find a blood donation opportunity near you or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) Many donors […]

Blood Donors Grateful When Tables Turn

The number of people giving blood has dropped this summer and the American Red Cross reminds people that hospital patients need blood seven days a week, 365 days a year, […]

Obama’s pick for FEMA Director

President Obama plans to nominate Craig Fugate to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Fugate has 28 years of emergency management experience and a first responder background as a […]

Burundi Refugee Story Goes National

There’s nothing more fun (read: lazier) than repurposing stories for multiple publications. Take, for example, the sweet story of Beaverton’s Jacob Kabura, a Burundi refugee. Not only did I send […]

First Day On The Job

So after catching about four hours of sleep on the plane, I arrived at National Headquarters this morning and started right in working (well, training and then working). I’ve been […]