As a members of the American Red Cross National Youth Council, we want to extend our deepest gratitude for all of the awe-inspiring work that has been done by youth over the course of November, otherwise known as National Youth Involvement Month! Because of YOU, #NYIM has been a success and youth across the country have made an impact through the American Red Cross mission. Thank YOU for making a difference during NYIM! Now, go out and give thanks to others who are awesome like you!
We want to give a BIG shout out to the amazing Red Cross Clubs who participated in National Youth Involvement Month! Check them out here. Thanks for entering your Club Activity on the Club Events Tab in Volunteer Connection!
North Broward Prep:
On November 5, 2015 they held a bake sale at our school during both lunches raising over $230 for the Red Cross!
Mark Keppel High School:
Mark Keppel’s Holiday Mail for Heroes with lots of support from their student body.
University of Michigan:
University of Michigan installed 24 fire alarms in two days, fundraised and blood battled Ohio State!
Veterans Day Parade preparations
The recently re-started Red Cross Club at Arizona State had a great planning meeting today! Excited to see what’s next for them! #NYIM
Over 150 Red Cross Club members had the honor of marching in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. What a beautiful day and thank all our deserving veterans.
Carnegie Mellon University:
The Carnegie Mellon University Red Cross Club in Pittsburgh, PA doing Holiday Mail for Heroes!
University of California, Los Angeles:
American Red Cross at UCLA volunteering at Santa Monica for the #HolidayMailforHeroes Signing Party!
South Brunswick High School:
For National Youth Involvement Month 2014, the South Brunswick High School Red Cross successfully held an “Adopt-a-Senior” holiday card drive. 51 Members of their Local Chapter Support Committee created over 100 holiday cards for local meals-on-wheels clients and veterans in the local New Brunswick hospital, honoring their service and importance to our community.
For National Youth Involvement Month, the youth of Southwest Washington mobilized 232 youth and raised over $6,000 in 2 hours! They also marched in a local veterans day parade and handed candy and shook hands with veterans.
If you have a project to submit, send it to YouthInvolvement@redcross.org. To participate in NYIM, get information here!