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 […]

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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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Celebrating our New and Leaving National Youth Council Members

The National Youth Council is incredibly excited to welcome five new youth members and one new advisor to the team! The selection process was highly competitive, and it was truly inspiring to see the dedication of the American Red Cross’ amazing youth volunteers and youth leaders through the applications. It is an absolute pleasure to introduce […]

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Bolles Red Cross Club Sends Holiday Cards to US Service Members

Last November, the Bolles Red Cross Club in Jacksonville, Florida sent over 65 cards to US Service Members. Holiday Mail for Heroes was a perfect way for the club to get involved for the holidays. Over 50 people were involved and over half the club set up the tables, paper, markers, and made the amazing music playlist. […]

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University of Michigan Red Cross Club Hosts Fourth Annual Run for the Red

On April 6th, the University of Michigan (UM) Red Cross hosted their fourth annual 5K fundraiser, Run for the Red. Run for the Red has been successful in past years, and this year’s event was no exception. After a year of planning by Hani Ephor, a member, and coordinating with the Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapter, the UM Red […]

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Silicon Valley Chapter Youth Participate in the Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign

During the 2015 holiday season, the Silicon Valley Red Cross Spirit Committee hosted an event called Holiday Mail for Heroes at the Silicon Valley Chapter located in California. This event was inspired by the annual national campaign and corresponding activity guide. Through this event, the spirit committee aimed to support veterans and military families by […]

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Land O’Lakes High School Red Cross Club Hosts Holiday Mail for Heroes Project

“We’ve been doing Holiday Mail for Heroes for a long time. It’s a great way to give back during the holiday season…and our club members understood that we were writing to people who have sacrificed a lot for our country,” says Mi Le, President of the Land O’Lakes High School Red Cross Club. Last December, […]

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2016 Navin Narayan Scholarship Announcement

Congratulations to our 2016 Navin Narayan Scholarship Winner – Joanna Hu! Joanna recently graduated from Evergreen Valley High School (EVHS) in San Jose, CA, and will attend the University of Pennsylvania (U Penn) in Philadelphia, PA this fall. She is currently involved with the Silicon Valley Red Cross Chapter and EVHS Red Cross Club, and plans to join the Philadelphia Red […]

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Experience the Journey of a Refugee

  Losing Your Most Prized Possessions – the newest Red Cross IHL youth activity guide – puts you in the shoes of a refugee or internally displaced person (IDP). By participating in this simulation, you can experience some of the struggles facing refugees and IDPs and learn about the protections offered by international humanitarian law […]

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