Meet Service Award Winners Tara and Jake!

Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Congratulations to Tara and Jake!  These two Lincoln High School students qualify for the prestigious Youth Presidential Service Award, having logged over 100 hours of service.  […]

Disaster Mental Health – A Vital Service

Colleen Hathaway/Red Cross Cascades Region What is Disaster Mental Health? Did you know that the Red Cross provides counseling services after a disaster?  Disaster Mental Health, or counseling services by […]

Why Be Red Cross Ready

PJ Johnson/Red Cross Cascades Region I recently met with Nadine McCrindle, Executive Director and Patty Smith, Disaster Program Manager for Territory 2, Central and Eastern Oregon.  We were discussing the […]

Oregon’s 41-Gallon Blood Donation Hero

Patricia Griffiths/Red Cross Cascades Region On May 18, 2022, 80-year-old Ken Marque of Woodburn, Oregon finished a marathon without running or walking. On that day he gave a unit, or […]

The Day the Rosebud River Ravaged Roscoe

Story by Harriet Vanderbilt/Red Cross Cascades Region Roscoe, Montana lies in a picturesque valley in South Central Montana.  Life in the unincorporated community of 49 passes by unnoticed even by […]

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 […]