Humans of Red Cross

Humans of Red Cross is an initiative to recognize and celebrate the achievements of its amazing youth volunteers while documenting some of their everyday experiences and thoughts. If you would like to participate, please fill out the form below and a NYC representative will reach out to you by email. You may also nominate a […]

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How Red Cross Can Help You in the Future

The Red Cross can easily help you build your resume. Whether it is for applying to college, graduate school, or employment, the Red Cross experience you have gained can make you a perfect candidate for any position. Below will be a sample of what the Red Cross section of your resume could look like. How […]

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Question Submission Box

Have any questions about the American Red Cross? Ask us a question and one of our National Youth Council members will reach out with a response!      

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American Red Cross Youth Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Red Cross? Check out our answers below! If you still have more, email a National Youth Council member and they will get back to you with an answer.     What does the American Red Cross do? The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization […]

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Red Cross Month is coming!

Every year, the month of March is proclaimed Red Cross month which gives the organization a change to recognize those who help our mission everyday. This March, we encourage YOU to help further the Red Cross mission in any way you can! You can take a class and become certified in a multitude of different […]

Office Hours

National Youth Council members will be sharing their areas of expertise on Facebook this month! This way, if any youth volunteers have questions they know exactly who to ask for help! The NYC members can provide help with activity guides, resources, and general experience so feel free to contact them as they are anxiously awaiting […]

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Happy National Youth Involvement Month!

Thank you to the 392 people who signed up for NYIM 2016! This is an incredible improvement from the 65 sign-ups last year. NYIM is all about highlighting youth involvement as about 20% of the entire Red Cross volunteer force is youth volunteers. Throughout the month, participants are encouraged to hold events like Kit Drives, […]

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National Youth Involvement Month!

National Youth Involvement Month

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Hurricane Matthew Updates

Reconstruction after a natural disaster is not instantaneous and this is ever present two weeks after Hurricane Matthew. Beginning when Matthew made landfall on October 8, the American Red Cross has continuously provided shelter, food, relief supplies, and hope for the more then 1,100 people in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida who are […]

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Red Cross Throughout History

I have always been a fan of history. After seven years as a passionate Red Crosser, I am still surprised at how often I find the familiar Red Cross sign captured in moments throughout time. To be able to witness and contribute my story as a small part of the unrelenting Red Cross force through […]

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Volunteer Connection

Volunteer Connection