The Saving Power of Smoke Alarms

Story by Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Region Vivian Bates likely was unaware that people often have just two minutes to escape a home fire.  She probably had no idea that […]

“Whenever you call me, I’ll be there!”

Dedicated blood, double red cell or apheresis donor heroes: our Web page functionality to schedule blood donations will be down today until early Monday next week. Your donation is so […]

“I Am The Red Cross” Video

We recently developed a video illustrating the concept of One Red Cross. The intent of the video captures not just language diversity, but also many other aspects such as age, […]

Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling […]

The #just1thing You Can Do To Be Prepared Contest! In honor of National Preparedness Month, we’re bringing back our incredibly awesome Twitter and Facebook contest! The Oregon Red Cross and […]