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”
March is Red Cross month and the Red Cross Giving Day is just around the corner. On Wednesday, March 28th you can make a difference by joining us as we #help1family. Your generous support can go along way towards helping families following a disaster. Your donations can provide, food, shelter, warm blankets, and other urgently … More American Red Cross Giving Day is Just Around the Corner – #help1family on March 28th!
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!