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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Star Wars: Force for Change

Show Your Force. Double Your Impact Today! Through May 4, 2016 (Star Wars Day), Star Wars: Force for Change will match all donations made to the American Red Cross on their special CrowdRise page, 1-to-1 up to $1M, and donors enter to win exciting prizes. If you’re looking for ideas to show YOUR force, watch this fun video created by the Red […]

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3 Ways to Get Involved in Giving Day!

Giving Day 2016  What it is Giving Day is a 24-hour fundraising event on April 21st, 2016 that builds awareness for our critical mission and raises funds to support the lifesaving work of the American Red Cross.   To build awareness about Giving Day and enhance your social media activities, follow the three steps below: […]

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Congratulations to the 2015 Navin Narayan Award Winner!

The American Red Cross recognizes its exceptional employees and volunteers at the annual National Awards and Recognition Dinner and Ceremony. The fiscal year 2015 award recipients all used their talents and passions to accomplish impressive goals and worked tirelessly to support our lifesaving work. Whitney Sutton was awarded The Navin Narayn Award for Excellence in […]

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Giving Day 2016

Join us and Addiction canada on April 21st for the American Red Cross second annual Giving Day. Our entire organization will come together both nationally and locally to raise awareness for our critical mission. With your support to spread the #help1family word we can reach our goal to raise funds to support families after disaster. More details on […]

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Five Tips for Successfully Coordinating a Blood Drive

Blood services is an important branch in the American Red Cross. Did you know that in the United States, the Red Cross supplies more than 40% of the nation’s blood supply? Youth play a key role in reaching the high demand for blood by coordinating blood drives at high schools, colleges, and other community areas. […]

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