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The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply throughout the holiday season. [Read More]
Although the game won't count on its record, the University at Albany men's basketball team has added a quality Big 12 opponent to its schedule. The Great Danes will play an exhibition game Saturday, Oct. 28, against West Virginia in Morgantown. All proceeds will be given to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The NCAA is granting waivers to schools to play an extra game for hurricane relief. "We are excited to have an opportunity to compete against one of the best programs in the country," UAlbany coach Will Brown said in a statement. "I appreciate coach (Bob)... [Read More]
The American Red Cross is calling for volunteers. They need blood drive ambassadors to assist with blood donors. The community is invited to a volunteer open house Tuesday, October 24th.  It's hap... [Read More]
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Hear stories of aid to victims of the North Bay fires from Palo Alto Animal Services Officer Ken Cunningham, Almanac staff writer and American Red Cross volunteer Barbara Wood and Atherton resident Margaret Winters. [Read More]
The American Red Cross will partner with the Western Kansas Broadcast Center to collect monetary donations between noon and 4 pm. Sunday in front of the radio station, 1402 E. Kansas Ave.The American Red Cross has been responding to disasters across the country, providing shelter, food, financial assistance, counseling and recovery resources from hurricanes, flooding, mass shootings and fires, according to Becky LaPolice, executive director of the Red Cross' Central and Western Kansas divisions. [Read More]
The American Red Cross has been on the scene to assist families affected by this year's hurricanes. The Rose Tree Media community may be unable to be on site, but it can certainly provide its support. [Read More]
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A Houston man has been waiting on $400 that was promised to him by the American Red Cross for nearly a month. [Read More]
The American Red Cross will take blood donations in November.Donation opportunities will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown; and from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Coshocton Regional Medical Center, 1460 Orange St.To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767, use the American Red Cross Blood Donor App or visit redcrossblood.org.SUBMITTED BY THE AMERICAN RED CROSS ... [Read More]
With the holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, many regular donors delay giving due to holiday activities and travel. This often decreases... [Read More]
Kansas State will host Missouri State in a special exhibition basketball game at noon on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum to raise money for the American Red Cross' hurricane relief efforts. [Read More]
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West Virginia will face Albany in a charity exhibition game to help the victims of recent hurricanes. The men's basketball game will take place the evening of Oct. 28 at the WVU Coliseum. All proceeds will benefit the hurricane relief efforts of the American Red Cross. WVU's athletics department says fans are... [Read More]
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The University at Albany men's basketball team will play an exhibition game Saturday, Oct. 28, at West Virginia, with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The NC…... [Read More]
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With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. [Read More]
With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, many regular donors delay giving due to holiday activities and travel. This often decreases the amount of donated blood available for patients. Area blood drives include the following: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Shawano, 910 E. Zingler Ave., Shawano; 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Bowler High School, 500 S. Almon St., Bowler; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.... [Read More]
With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. [Read More]
American Red Cross staff and volunteers will install smoke alarms in the Kerrville community free of charge on Saturday. [Read More]
The American Red Cross has announced several opportunities for residents to donate blood in the Upper Thumb next month. Upcoming blood donation opportunities in the Upper Thumb include: • From 2 to 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 6 at North Huron High School, 21 Main St. • From 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Mayville High School, 6250 Fulton St. • From 12:30 to 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Bad Axe Knights of Columbus, 1038 S. Van Dyke Road • From 12:30 to 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 14 at Brown City... [Read More]
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The American Red Cross was founded in 1881 by Civil War nurse Clara Barton. It was the first U.S. relief organization and established its effectiveness with responses to the Great Thumb Fire of 1881 and the Johnstown Flood in 1889. In the 20th century, the Red Cross became a byword for humanitarianism and good works. In the 21st, the organization can seemingly do nothing right. The troubles began 16 years ago, in the aftermath of 9/11. The Red Cross came under fire for mishandling blood and money donated to the victims and their families. After Ground Zero was declared... [Read More]
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ESTERO, Fla. The last Hurricane Irma shelter in Southwest Florida is shutting its doors. The shelter as the Estero Recreation Center will close on Saturday, county spokesman Tim Engstrom said. Four dozen evacuees remain there, according to the American Red Cross. Officials are working to find housing for them. Some will go to hotels and... [Read More]
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Jeremy Dougherty admits that his wife wasn't always a huge fan of his Ham Radio hobby. "She teases me a lot," Dougherty smiles. "She says, 'This is an old man hobby. Who does ham radio?'" Dougherty is a Kansas City firefighter who picked up Ham Radio just a couple of years ago for fun. But when hurricane winds toppled Puerto Rico's communication towers last month, Dougherty quickly answered the call from the American Red Cross for... [Read More]
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