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Aug 14, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Red Cross Helping People on Saipan As Two New Tropical Systems Target the U.S. Island

 The American Red Cross continues to provide emergency relief on Saipan even as residents prepare for two new tropical storms threatening this...

Aug 13, 2015, 11:08 ET
The American Red Cross and its partners have saved 15 lives and installed more than 100,000 smoke alarms in homes across the country during the last ten months.

Red Cross Saves 15 Lives and Installs 100,000 Smoke Alarms in Less Than a Year

 The American Red Cross and its partners have saved 15 lives and installed more than 100,000 smoke alarms in homes across the country during...

Aug 10, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Red Cross Helping People on Saipan After Typhoon Devastates Most of Island

 The American Red Cross is helping people in Saipan, part of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, after Typhoon Soudelor...

Jul 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
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10,000 Youth Join Fight Against Home Fires With American Red Cross & Project Paradigm

The American Red Cross, together with Project Paradigm, announced 10,000 youth aged 7 to 18 have signed up for The Paradigm Challenge, a new...

Jul 01, 2015, 10:41 ET
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Red Cross Receives $5 Million Donation from the Jack Taylor Family

 The American Red Cross announced today that the Eastern Missouri Regional Chapter has been given a generous gift of $5 million from the Jack...

Jun 30, 2015, 11:01 ET
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New Recommendations in Cardiac Arrest Protocol Advocate for Increased CPR and AED Training to Improve U.S. Survival Rates

 A new report released today from the Institute of Medicine calls for a campaign to promote public education and training opportunities to...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage. The call...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations to make up for expected shortfall due to Fourth of July holiday travel

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage. The call...

Jun 26, 2015, 12:22 ET
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New Recommendations in Cardiac Arrest Protocol to be Announced; Red Cross Experts in Resuscitation, CPR, and AED Support Efforts to Improve U.S. Survival Rates

WHAT    The Institute of Medicine Committee on the Treatment of Cardiac Arrest is announcing results of a new report that examines...

Jun 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Corporations, Foundations and Charitable Organizations Help American Red Cross Prepare Communities for Disasters

 This week marks the beginning of summer and a busy disaster season for the American Red Cross with a range of emergencies threatening...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:27 ET
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Red Cross Helps Across 14 States As Flooding, Wildfires Force Evacuations

 The American Red Cross is responding to relentless rain and raging wildfires in 14 states which have forced people from their homes. Thousands...

Jun 01, 2015, 00:01 ET
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American Red Cross Calls on People to Go "All In" to Help Their Neighbors; 6 Things You Need to Know

The American Red Cross is launching its first Giving Day on June 2. The 24-hour national campaign will support the work the Red Cross does each...

May 29, 2015, 12:48 ET
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Hunter Hayes Encourages Sleeves Up on Wheels Up Tour

 Multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Hunter Hayes is partnering with the American Red Cross to help saves lives through blood donation....

May 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
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American Red Cross to Hold Inaugural Red Cross Giving Day

The American Red Cross is launching its first, national Giving Day on June 2. The one-day campaign will support the work the Red Cross does each...

May 26, 2015, 13:15 ET
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Red Cross Responds to Storms, Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma

The American Red Cross is helping people in Texas and Oklahoma where devastating floods and tornadoes pounded the states over the weekend. More...

May 18, 2015, 10:44 ET
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MGM Resorts International, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., and The Home Depot team with American Red Cross through Service to the Armed Forces Giving Program

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the American Red Cross is recognizing its partners MGM Resorts International, Reliance Steel &...

May 15, 2015, 10:30 ET
Red Cross Survey Finds 61% of Children, Including More than Half of All Teens, Can't Perform Basic Swim Safety Skills

Red Cross Survey Finds 61% of Children, Including More than Half of All Teens, Can't Perform Basic Swim Safety Skills

As part of a national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent over the next three to five years, the Red Cross released national...

May 12, 2015, 14:10 ET
Red Cross workers comfort woman in Van, Texas after a tornado ripped through her home.

Red Cross Helping in 8 Midwest States In Wake of 135 Possible Tornadoes

The American Red Cross is helping people in eight Midwest states after as many as 135 possible tornadoes moved through the region over the last...

May 08, 2015, 11:06 ET
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American Red Cross Commits $4 Million More to Help People of Nepal

The American Red Cross is committing an additional $4 million to help the people of Nepal recover after the devastating earthquake which hit the...

Apr 29, 2015, 13:32 ET
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American Red Cross Commits Initial Million Dollars to Help People of Nepal

 The American Red Cross is committing an initial million dollars to the Nepal relief operation where hundreds of thousands of families are in...