February Spotlight: Los Angeles Region Volunteers

On January 1, over 50 youth and young adult volunteers participated in the Los Angeles Region’s First Aid Support to the Rose Parade. Every year, the Rose Parade is hosted to kick off the Rose Bowl, one of the most anticipated games in college football. The event typically features colorful floats, marching bands and equestrian […]

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February Monthly Focus: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Importance of Diversity Diversity is what makes each individual special – whether that’s along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or beliefs. By understanding what makes one and others unique, an environment with wider perspectives is fostered. This environment allows for stronger ideas and a better understanding of the best ways to approach […]

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Field Ambassador Biographies

2021-2022 Field Ambassadors   Ana Sadler D.C.adler is the Field Ambassador for the National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region. She is a senior at Briar Woods High School and is the President of the school’s Red Cross Club. This will be her second term as an officer for her school’s club as last year she […]

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National Youth Involvement Month 2021 is Finally Here!

National Youth Involvement Month 2021 has officially started! To learn more about this initiative, check out this page. To sign up as a participant (Club/Individual), please click here.

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Donating Blood as a Teen or College Student

You can make a difference and feel the lasting impact by helping save lives when you become a Red Cross blood donor. Learn about what you can expect from students at the University of Missouri and Tennessee State University as new and returning blood donors talk about their student blood donation experiences and share their […]

The Power of Good: Hosting a Blood Drive on Campus

College students share why they host blood drives and how the benefits extend beyond knowing they are helping others in need. From making great friends and having a fun bonding experience with their peers, to feeling empowered and gaining great leadership and organizational skills, it’s an important and meaningful way for students to give back. […]

Virtual Club in a Computer Toolkit

As we prepare for the new school year and begin looking to virtual engagement with Red Cross Clubs, here is a collection of resources to help support you and your Club in your continued transition to volunteering from home (#VFH)! Have more questions or want to speak with a National Youth Council member? Set up […]

February 2022 YouthWire is Now Available!

Read our latest issue of YouthWire here: February 2022 YouthWire!

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Virtual Activity: Disaster Preparedness Kit Scavenger Hunt

There’s a home fire, and you need to evacuate your house in two minutes. Frantically, you look around for a first-aid kit or a radio. The rest of your family is running out the door, and you follow, unsure of where to go. This is what it’s like dealing with a natural disaster without being […]

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Red Cross Clubs in a Virtual Setting

Social distancing doesn’t mean social disengagement! Your Club remains key to the Red Cross mission. From planning virtual Club projects to partnering with Clubs across the country to host remote events, we’re here to help your Club thrive in this new environment. Your Club can continue to mobilize the power of youth and young adults from home by following the steps and best practices of our Red Cross Clubs in this Virtual Setting guide.   Download this guide […]

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Volunteer Connection

Volunteer Connection