As summer temperatures start to soar it’s important to remember that heat can turn deadly fast. The American Red Cross has some important tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe from the heat this summer! Hot cars can be deadly, and the inside temperature can quickly reach 120 degrees. It is crucial … More Summer Heat Safety Tips from the American Red Cross
If you’re familiar with the American Red Cross blood service, you have likely heard the same statistic: that 37 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, but only 10 percent ever will. When working with the millions of donors and volunteers worldwide, it is apparent how diverse the group of individuals who dedicate … More Everyday Heroes: A View Beyond the Blood
With temperatures in Southern Nevada now reaching triple digits, many of us are heading to places to swim for fun and to cool off. Unfortunately, a Red Cross survey shows that people believe they are better swimmers than they actually are and that half of all Americans can’t swim or lack the basic swimming … More Important Water Safety Tips from The American Red Cross.
Memorial weekend is here and with it comes the unofficial start of summer. Many of us will be enjoying the holiday weekend on the road, outdoors, and in the sunshine. While having fun this holiday it’s important to remember to stay safe. The Red Cross offers 20 things you can do to be safe all … More The Red Cross Shares 20 Ways To Be Safe This Summer!
On May 12th, 2018 volunteers and community partners joined the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada to Sound the Alarm, Save a Life. Sound the Alarm is part of the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, launched in 2014 to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries in the country. Each year the American Red … More Local Community Helps “Sound the Alarm” with the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada.
Matt Smith and Blake Whittington, both 17, are students at the Lake Mead Christian Academy (LMCA) in Henderson, Nevada. For their final school project, the two young men coordinated a smoke alarm installation event, at Alta Vista Mobile Home Park, also in Henderson. The April 14th event was part of the American Red Cross Home Fire … More Henderson Youth Install Smoke Alarms as Part of the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign
Every day ordinary people are making extraordinary contributions to their communities. From firefighters and law enforcement professionals to medical personnel and everyday citizens, these individuals go above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need. Whether by providing life-saving CPR, helping neighbors during fires and floods or by demonstrating incredible bravery during, … More Join The American Red Cross and Honor our “Everyday Heroes”