Nearly every eight minutes, we meet a family that has lost everything to a home fire or other disaster – the roof over their heads, their clothes, their most cherished possessions. Each time, it is the start of a new story, one in which fear turns into hope, and despair turns into determination. That story … More Join the American Red Cross on March 28 to #help1family!
I request that during that month (March) our people rededicate themselves to the splendid aims and activities of the Red Cross ~ President Franklin D. Roosevelt – first Presidential Proclamation of March as Red Cross Month, 1943 75 years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed March as “Red Cross Month”, in order to raise awareness of … More March is Red Cross Month; You Can Be a Hero to Someone in Need
February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day! We all love our pets and see them as our furry family members. We know how important it is to spend quality time throwing balls and playing at parks. However, the Red Cross also wants to remind everyone that one of the best ways to love your pet, … More Keep Your Pets Safe and Healthy With the American Red Cross Pet First Aid App!
It’s the dreaded flu season again and we are reminded at how dreadful, and potentially dangerous, this virus can be. However, there are some things you can do to avoid getting the flu in the first place and to minimize the impact if you do get it. Protect Against the Flu: Get Your Flu Vaccine! Obviously … More How to Stay Healthy This Flu Season!
On January 28th, military veterans and first responders came together in Las Vegas for the annual Optum Project Hero Las Vegas Mountain Bike Ride. The Red Cross of Southern Nevada was proud to be on hand for the three-day event, which was the fifth annual therapy ride of its kind. Set in the Red … More The Red Cross is Proud to Support Project Heroes
We all lead busy lives. Our days are filled up as we work, pay bills, buy food, help our kids with homework, take them to soccer practice, etc.. In the midst of all our busyness, it’s easy to forget about the need to prepare for emergencies such as home fires, earthquakes, and floods. However, making … More Resolve to Prepare: Make Sure You’re Ready for an Emergency Today
In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., National Day of Service, Red Cross volunteers, along with volunteers from Americorp and local Eagle Scout troops, helped install smoke alarms in neighborhood homes in need. As part of its Home Fire Preparedness campaign, the American Red Cross provides, and installs, smoke alarms in homes across the … More Volunteers Install Smoke Alarms for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service