Clara Barton and the History Detectives!

Tonight at 9pm, the History Detectives of PBS will attempt to uncover the mystery of a letter that appears to be written by American Red Cross founder, Clara Barton! The […]

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 […]

Honoring Soldiers, Past and Present

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. How will you celebrate? Yamhill county in Oregon has several activities planned to honor veterans and soldiers, including an annual Veterans Day blood drive at the […]

A Virtual Holiday Card For Heroes!

I’m so excited about this! Remember the other day when I told you about the Holiday Mail for Heroes program? Well some genius thinkers at NHQ have decided to make […]

Offering Support After Soldier’s Death

I’m always stunned to find out just how much the Red Cross does on a day-to-day basis and how many little stories almost slip through the cracks. Not because they’re […]

28 deployed from Oregon National Guard

Having served in the US Army, I have a kinship with the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces. This week 28 members of the Oregon National Guard […]