CRASH COURSE CALL | NYIM & Outstanding Youth

        Meet other Red Cross youth. Learn about youth-specific resources. Found your own club. On Novemember 30th, 9pm EST, join us in our nationwide Crash Course NYIM Call! Why join? You will have the amazing opportunity to: Meet other outstanding youth volunteers from all across the nation Get inspired by Red Cross […]

Youth in Colorado Raise Over $1000 for Hurricane Harvey Relief

For Valerie Warkins, Millie Zhang, Yulim Kim, and Amy Gola, they strived for more to help those who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. As the officer team for their local Red Cross youth high school club, they pushed for the above and beyond, making it their club’s mission to fundraise to help with recovery from […]

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Leadership Opportunities within the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is an organization that offers wonderful opportunities for all volunteers to get involved in serving the 5 lines of service, including: 1. Service to the Armed Forces 2. Health and Safety 3. Disaster 4. Biomedical 5. International _________________ The American Red Cross also offers an abundance of opportunities for youth to […]

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Youth Spotlight: Paolo Martinez

Youth Spotlight: Paolo Martinez, Braving the Floods 5AM mornings. 20 hour work days. Saving a man’s life. It’s all tough work – work that some may never even experience in their lifetime, but for Paolo Martinez, helping others through his work has always been such a fulfilling feeling. Paolo joined the Red Cross as an […]

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Are you Pretty Amazing? Scholarship Contest

  Have you done something pretty amazing as a Red Cross Volunteer? Showcase your passion by entering 17 Magazine’s Pretty Amazing Scholarship Contest! Last years winner Zoe Damacela says, “it’s wonderful to do something amazing for yourself, but even better if you can use your skill or talent to improve the lives of others. Girls […]

Interview with Superstorm Sandy youth volunteer, Eli Russ

Superstorm Sandy cut a destructive path up the coast, flooding streets with torrential rainfall and battering homes with dangerous, gale-force winds. With the help of volunteers, the American Red Cross opened 100+ overnight shelters across multiple states, secured nearly a quarter of a million shelf-stable meals, and deployed more than 1,300 trained emergency workers to the areas where they’re needed most.   Here’s […]

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Holiday Mail for Heroes

One Thursday afternoon when high school students could have been doing various things, a group of young Red Cross volunteers came together to make cards for soldiers. The Red Cross calls this program Holiday Mail for Heroes. It takes takes place between October 1 and December 7th, and serves as an engaging and simple way […]

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Former Youth Volunteer Runs Marathon for Red Cross

Meet Mike Chan, former Red Cross Youth Volunteer from the Greater New York Chapter, who is running for Team Red Cross at the ING New York City Marathon this November. Please cheer him on! Read about his story here.  

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Updated: Hurricane Isaac – Facts for your Fundraising

As previously posted, find guidance on the language and wording you should use for your Hurricane Isaac disaster relief fundraising efforts. Find the updated document here:

Hurricane Isaac: Facts for your Fundraising

Visit the American Red Cross Youth Facebook page to get the latest information to assist your fundraising for relief efforts. Not already a Facebook fan of us?  Then “like” our page and join the movement! Link:

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