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14:55 ET Summer Safety: Red Cross Issues Tips On How to Have a Safe Summer

Millions of people are looking forward to having fun and traveling this summer and the American Red Cross wants everyone to stay safe. "Prevention...


08:00 ET American Red Cross Opens New Center of Excellence to Help Military Families and Veterans

Today the American Red Cross is transforming its emergency communication site in Springfield, Mass., into a Center of Excellence for Financial...


May 17, 2016, 08:00 ET Hurricane Preparedness Week: Red Cross Issues Safety Steps for 2016 Hurricane Season

It's National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the American Red Cross has steps people should take now to get ready for hurricane season which runs...


May 16, 2016, 10:47 ET American Red Cross Honors Service to the Armed Forces Giving Program Members

 In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the American Red Cross is recognizing its partners The Home Depot®, the LAW Foundation,...


Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Severe Weather: Red Cross Ready to Help; Urges People in Path of Storms to Prepare Now

 Millions of people from Nebraska to Texas face the threat of severe weather this week and the American Red Cross urges them to get prepared...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:33 ET Texas Flooding: Red Cross Opens Shelters around Houston After Dangerous Floods Engulf Region

Nearly two feet of rain resulted in devastating floods around the greater Houston metro area Monday and the American Red Cross is on the ground,...


Apr 15, 2016, 09:08 ET American Red Cross Giving Day Tubeathon to #help1family on April 20

 The American Red Cross is teaming up with iHeartRadio and What's Trending for a Tubeathon, which will be live-streamed on Wednesday, April 20...


Apr 14, 2016, 08:00 ET American Red Cross Announces American Pet Nutrition as Sponsor of Pet First Aid App

Pet First Aid Awareness Month is the perfect time for the American Red Cross to announce American Pet Nutrition as a sponsor of the American Red...


Apr 14, 2016, 08:00 ET What's Trending and iHeartRadio Partner For TUBEATHON To Benefit The American Red Cross On Wednesday, April 20th

What's Trending, the leading online destination that curates the best of "what's trending" on the web, and iHeartMedia, the media and entertainment...


Apr 11, 2016, 09:00 ET American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

It's National Volunteer Week and the American Red Cross is honoring the hundreds of thousands of volunteers who help the organization assist people...


Apr 05, 2016, 07:45 ET American Red Cross Encourages People to #help1family On Giving Day

The American Red Cross is holding its nationwide Giving Day on Thursday, April 21. The one-day event is designed to rally the American public to...


Mar 31, 2016, 15:05 ET American Red Cross Assists Military Families Arriving from Turkey

 The American Red Cross is providing support through its Hero Care Network to assist military spouses and children returning from Turkey after...


Mar 29, 2016, 13:44 ET Empire State Building To Be Lit In Red And White Tonight In Honor Of March Is Red Cross Month

The month of March has long been a time to recognize the mission of the American Red Cross and those who help fulfill its unique mission. In honor...


Mar 28, 2016, 12:59 ET Star-Studded Talent Joins American Red Cross® 2Steps2Minutes Home Fire Campaign with New One-of-a-Kind Experiences and Prizes, Exclusive Content and more

 Melissa Joan Hart, Hunter Hayes, Rascal Flatts, Cam, and Sabrina Carpenter are among the stars joining forces with the American Red Cross to...


Mar 24, 2016, 17:12 ET Red Cross Responds to Weather Events Across Five States; Midwest Blizzards, Wildfires; Flooding in the South

Thousands of people across five states are facing blizzards, wildfires and floods, with more than 1,100 American Red Cross disaster workers on the...


Mar 15, 2016, 08:00 ET American Red Cross & The Weather Channel Partner for Weather Red Report

 The American Red Cross and The Weather Channel television network – two of America's most trusted brands – announce an exciting...


Mar 14, 2016, 15:32 ET Red Cross Helps Flood Victims Across South; Providing Needed Shelter, Meals, Relief Supplies

 The American Red Cross is on the ground helping across four states where thousands of people have been forced from their homes by...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:54 ET Red Cross Provides Help Across Multiple States After Flooding Forces Thousands from their Homes

The American Red Cross is responding to the devastating flooding occurring in multiple states across the South after a deluge of more than 18...


Mar 07, 2016, 15:45 ET Red Cross Home Fire Campaign Saves Dozens of Lives; Installs Quarter of a Million Smoke Alarms Across U.S.

 The American Red Cross and thousands of Home Fire Campaign partners have helped save at least 77 lives and installed more than a quarter of a...


Feb 25, 2016, 14:10 ET Red Cross Has Resources to Help Keep Your Pets Safe This Winter

 Winter weather can be hard on everyone. Low temperatures, snow and ice can be especially difficult for pets. The American Red Cross has...


Feb 24, 2016, 12:17 ET American Red Cross Responds to Recent Tornadoes With Shelter, Food, Relief Supplies

The American Red Cross is working around the clock to help people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida impacted by dozens of...


Feb 22, 2016, 16:06 ET Red Cross Learning Summit Brings Partners Together to Advance the Hero Care Network

 The American Red Cross is hosting a Learning Summit (Feb. 23 – Feb. 25) to bring together veteran and military family leaders and...


Feb 17, 2016, 11:15 ET Ford Motor Company Supports Military Families Through Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Scholarships

For a fourth year, the Ford Motor Company is supporting the military community by sponsoring 175 scholarships for workplace development...


Feb 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Red Cross Encourages All Americans to Learn How to Save a Life During National Heart Month

 Each year, more than 300,000 people in the U.S. die of sudden cardiac arrest, but performing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator...


Jan 21, 2016, 11:57 ET Red Cross Gets Ready as Winter Storm Threatens Millions; Urges People to Prepare for Severe Winter Weather

 The American Red Cross is preparing to respond all along the East Coast as a massive winter storm threatens. Red Cross chapters from...