Apply to the National Young Professionals Council

  National Young Professional Council seeks new members The American Red Cross National Young Professionals Council (NYPC) seeks to fill up to seven seats on the Council and is soliciting applications from young professional volunteers to serve a two-year term that will begin July 1, 2015. Volunteers with field experience in a Red Cross young […]

What Goes Through a Red Crosser’s Mind While Watching Game of Thrones

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Ever have an inner monologue of Red Cross thoughts while watching? Then check out this series recap of GoT through a Red Crosser’s eyes!

Activity Guide: Top Fundraising Ideas

    Want to get involved with the Red Cross this summer? There are so many ways that you can raise money for the American Red Cross. This activity guide features some fundraising ideas you can use to help get you started. The money you will raise will help the Red Cross respond to the […]

Fight the Tide! Rip Current Awareness Week

  June 1st-June 7th is Rip Current Awareness Week. As you head towards the beaches during the summer, make sure you keep yourself and your family safe with the following tips!

Meet the National Youth Council’s New Chair!

During National Volunteer Week, from April 6-April 13, decided to do a spotlight on Eddie Zitnik, an amazing youth volunteer based in Ohio! Eddie Zitnik, whose passion is diversity outreach in blood services, also is a CPR/First Aid Instructor and the President of his Red Cross Club at Ohio State University. In addition to the […]

TODAY is World Red Cross Day!

Tomorrow May 8th is World Red Cross Red Crescent Day.  Share your Red Cross story in the global campaign blog at Just click “Tell your Story” and share your fascinating Red Cross history around the world. HAPPY WORLD RED CROSS DAY!

Red Cross Responds to Wildfire, Tornadoes, Flooding

Over the past couple weeks, there have been a lot of disasters happening all over the midwest, from fires to floods and tornadoes. The Red Cross is currently working across fourteen states to help families and communities affected. If you want to learn more about what the Red Cross is doing in each state, you […]

Spotlight on Chelsea Zimmerman: Participant in the 1st Annual Clara Barton Competition

Chelsea Zimmerman, 27, a third year law student at American University, beams as she speaks about her first day’s experience at the 1st Annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition. Named after the founder of the American Red Cross, the even is a simulation-based moot court competition  for students interested in international humanitarian law (IHL), […]

Sign up for text messages from the Red Cross!

Hey Everyone! We all know that the American Red Cross has amazing apps for all of us to use, but did you know that you can also receive text messages from them? Well, YOU CAN! You’ll receive appointment reminders, updates on the blood supply and other important Red Cross information on your mobile phone. Sign up today!

Calling All College Seniors!

Just because you’re graduating, it doesn’t mean that your service with the Red Cross has to end. It’s only just begun! We want you to be a Red Crosser for life!  Check out this letter from the National Young Professionals Council about how you can stay involved after college no matter where you are headed. There are […]

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