American Red Cross Archives

March is Red Cross Month (conclusion)

March 31, 2022

If there is a destructive tornado, devastating fires or other weather-related issues, the American Red Cross mobilizes to work around the clock to help those in need. In 2020, it was a record- breaking season for wildfires. According to the American Red Cross, the 2020 wildfire season proved to be one of the worst on… [Read More]

March is Red Cross Month (Week 3)

March 24, 2022

Our spotlight this month is on the Red Cross as it is celebrated during the month of March.(1) Let’s look now at the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign(2). Each year, the Red Cross responds to an average of more than 60,000 disasters, the vast majority of which are home fires. So, the Red Cross is… [Read More]

March is Red Cross Month (Week 1)

March 10, 2022

According to National Today(1), March is Red Cross Month. The Red Cross Society has been saving lives since the 1800s and the American Red Cross came into being in 1881. According to statistics, the American Red Cross responds to an emergency every eight minutes. The Red Cross is also in need of volunteers so consider… [Read More]

Be Ready! September is National Preparedness Month

September 20, 2012

Would you be ready if there were an emergency? Be prepared: assemble an emergency supply kit, make your emergency plans, stay informed, and get involved in helping your family, your business, and your community be ready for emergencies. Throughout September there will be activities across the country to promote emergency preparedness. More than 3,000 organizations… [Read More]