What’s Happening in New Columbia and Tamarack

Back in November, a house fire in North Portland spurred our chapter to prevent emergencies in the New Columbia and Tamarack neighborhood by delivering disaster preparedness information door-to-door and offering […]

Teens are Terrific!

Would YOU wake up early on a cold, Saturday morning to walk door-to-door distributing fire safety information? Well 37 Benson High School teens did just that last weekend. Thirty-seven! Check […]

Together We Prepare New Columbia and Tamarack

For our chapter, when disaster strikes in a neighborhood, is isn’t enough to offer prevention strategies through literature alone…we’ve decided to hit the streets and speak to residents one-by-one, ensuring […]

Slideshow: Together We Prepare Carver

After reading a little bit about this weekend’s Carver preparedness project, I thought you might want to see a few (okay, five) photos of the team* in action. *Actually, it’s […]

Rappin’ With Xploregon

Have you heard the Red Cross Rap? These teens from Camp Fire’s Xploregon program seem pretty well-versed in putting together a disaster kit. They’ve even got our Together We Prepare […]

Our Hillsboro Mitigation Project By The Numbers!

Together We Prepare Hillsboro was our weekend project that’s received a few posts already. To truly see the accomplishments of this event, here are the numbers for supplies we distributed, […]

Together We Prepare Hillsboro

Just in case you weren’t able to join us in Hillsboro, here are a few photos I snapped during the this weekend’s festivities:

Weekend Plans…

What are you doing this weekend? Whether you’re in Hillsboro or North Portland, you’re bound to see Red Crossers out in the community, doing good things. For example, in Hillsboro, […]

Fire Preparedness by the Numbers…

Following up to the post on the Oregon Trail Chapter’s weekend mitigation project, here’s a more numerical layout of what the Red Cross accomplished during the Hazelwood and Mill Park […]

Helping Out In Hazelwood

Well, we did it. Over the weekend, dozens of Red Crossers headed to outer SE Portland’s Hazelwood and Mill Park neighborhoods with a message of preparedness. And residents heard it […]