Show Us Your Red Cross Swag

Red Cross National Headquarters is considering creating a National Design for T-shirts and Sweaters. We are looking for outstanding examples of Red Cross Apparel to use as inspiration. Below is an example of Jerry Lee and his Youth Executive Board team in their customized jackets. As Fundraising Officer of the South Bay Youth Corps in […]

Red Cross Club Responds to Hurricane Irene

The Mamaroneck High School Red Cross Club’s most outstanding disaster response was during Hurricane Irene in August 2011.  The American Red Cross established a large evacuation shelter at the high school due to fears of flooding and other storm damage. Under my coordination as club president, the club provided 13 volunteers during the critical first […]

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Hurricane Irene- First Hand experiences from National Youth Council Member, Eli Russ

It was a normal Wednesday night as Eli Russ was getting ready for bed. As routine, he checked the weather forecast for the next few days and noticed that there was a possibility of Hurricane Irene hitting New York City. As a result, he informed his 40 fellow Red Cross club members at Mamaroneck High […]

San Francisco National Youth Council Meeting Post #4

It’s been one heck of a ride this past weekend! I am finally home after a whirlwind of National Youth Council meetings, new projects, new beginnings and San Francisco’s city lights. It is funny how you can only come to appreciate something right in your own backyard when you are able to see it through […]

Bringing back a classic…

Don’t Donate

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San Francisco National Youth Council Meeting Post #2

Hello Youth of America! I’m Jeffrey Su, one of the new members on the National Youth Council this year, and I just wanted to say that I am honored to be representing you guys, the Youth of America! I would just like to take a few minutes to just share with you all my first […]

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2011 Red Cross Youth Design Contest winners announced

We would like to thank everyone that participated in the 2011 Red Cross Youth Design Contest. The outpouring of enthusiasm from the youth and young adult community was tremendous and is deeply appreciated. The competition was tough, but after careful consideration we are pleased to announce the following winners: 1) Elementary/Middle School: Katherine Hoyos, Huddleston […]

Fourth grader donates birthday money to Red Cross

Chance Sullivan, a fourth-grader from Chandler, Oklahoma, decided to give his birthday money back to the American Red Cross after hearing about the extent of damage that storms in Oklahoma extolled on towns around his own around Memorial Day weekend. Sullivan was mentally affected by the storms as his family huddled in his home’s cellar […]

Red Cross Lifer – Meet Christine Theberge

Christine Theberge is a student at Penn State and the Health and Safety officer for the Penn State Student Red Cross Club. Listen to Christine talk about the many successful blood drives the Club hosts on Red Cross Lifer. Interested in learning more about the Penn State Red Cross Club? Visit their website. Do you […]

Red Cross Lifer – Meet Eli Russ

Eli Russ is a 16 year old volunteer at the Westchester County Chapter in New York, and president of the Mamaroneck High School Red Cross Club. In this week’s podcast episode, Eli describes the Club’s activities and his involvement in disaster services. Listen today! Red Cross Lifer Interested in learning more about the Mamaroneck High […]

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