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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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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Youth Spotlight: Rodrigo Estrada

Rodrigo Estrada’s inspiring story about his grandparents’ immigration to America from Mexico is a great reminder to Red Cross youth to be thankful for the community that has given so much to them. He is a dedicated youth volunteer who began his involvement with the Red Cross because he was inspired to give back to […]

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National Youth Involvement Month Sign Up

It is almost that time of year! National Youth Involvement Month is just around the corner and we want to make sure that you have the scoop of what this November has to offer. NYIM is an entire month dedicated to engaging and celebrating youth volunteers. We want to shine a spotlight on youth activities […]

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CRASH COURSE-Meet Outstanding Volunteers! #TeamRC Goals

Now that NYIM is wrapping up, participate in a recap Crash Course Call with the National Youth Council and other youth volunteers in other parts of the US! On December 5th you will have the opportunity to join outstanding youth volunteers across the country on a conference phone call at 9pm EST.  The National Youth Council […]

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Office Hours: A Resource for Red Cross Members, Club Leaders, and YOU!

Are you a Red Cross youth member who has questions about getting CPR certified or organizing a blood drive? Does your club need ideas for member retention or recruitment?  Would you like to chat with a National Youth Council member via Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone as part of our Office Hours initiative? Office hours […]

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Volunteer Connection

Volunteer Connection