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Disaster Update: Tornado Relief in Illinois

Originally posted on American Red Cross Disaster Newsroom:
Pic- damage in #brookport is heart breaking #tornadooutbreak #redcross pic.twitter.com/U34B0u4uJ1 — Sara Smith (@telesara) November 20, 2013 Pic: #redcross serving hot or…

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Photos: How the Red Cross Movement is Working Together on Haiyan

When a disaster hits a community in the United States, the American Red Cross responds by providing food, water, shelter and relief supplies. The same occurs in other countries during … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Red Cross helps families find comfort in Coal City

As dawn broke the morning after a tornado outbreak ripped across Illinois, residents woke with the challenge all survivors of devastating storms face. Where to turn for help? The American … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Red Cross Response to Typhoon Haiyan

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan that tore through the Philippines last Friday, the global Red Cross network is responding to emergency needs with food, water, and relief supplies, and … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Help: Donate to Typhoon Relief on Facebook

A post from our National Red Cross blog, posted on November 13th, 2013 by Gloria Huang For the next few days, Facebook is making it possible for users to donate directly to the American Red … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

150 Years of Humanitarian Action

I am very excited to share these stories and tidbits from the Red Cross’s Humanitarian efforts from the last 150 years. Each story is pulled from the ICRC Magazine that … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Echoes from the past, glimpses of the future

Article written in the RCRC Magazine Issue 1 2013 by Malcolm Lucard In late August 1945, a young man named Fritz Bilfinger was the first ICRC delegate to reach Hiroshima after the … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Summer Fun, Summer Safety!

Now that school is over and summer has arrived, families frequently are looking for outdoor activities. The American Red Cross would like to encourage people to be safe and have … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe 4th of July

The Independence Day Holiday is just around the corner and many people will visit the beach, enjoy fireworks, or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue. “The American Red … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Battle of Gettysburg–July 1-3 1863: A Pivotal Time in U.S. History

The bloodiest battle of the American Civil War took place 150 years ago on July 1-3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Today, the Battle of Gettysburg is still remembered as the … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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