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Red Cross Recognizes Everyday Heroes During Red Cross Month

Topeka, Kan. — March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross would like to recognize the nation’s Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. “Our heroes are our volunteers, our blood donors, people who take our classes or those who make a financial contribution to help us help others across our ... Read More »

Support The Red Cross, Help Patients By Giving Blood

OMAHA, Neb. — Across the country, the American Red Cross is reminding communities that March is Red Cross Month. In the U.S., nearly 5 million patients need blood transfusions every year. By making an appointment to give blood this month, eligible donors can help the Red Cross meet patient needs. “The Red Cross relies on the support of the American ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Drive Coming To Marysville January 20th

Omaha, Neb. — Looking for a way to give back to the community but don’t have a lot of time to volunteer? The American Red Cross reminds people that in only about an hour, those eligible can help save lives by donating blood and feel instant gratification. “Blood is a perishable product that can only come from generous volunteer blood donors,” ... Read More »

Liz & Allison Manley Recognized By The Red Cross

The Kansas Capitol Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will recognize Liz and Allison Manley of Marysville with a Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action for their part in rescuing four year old Myles Didde earlier this summer in a Kansas City, Missouri swimming pool. Liz and Allison Manley are Red Cross certified lifeguards who work at the Marysville City ... Read More »

Red Cross Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — The American Red Cross continues to expand relief efforts across Oklahoma, with additional kitchens opening today and more trucks and volunteers flowing into the state. Already this week, more than 200 Red Cross disaster workers in Oklahoma have opened shelters, kitchens and emergency aid stations. In these locations, people can find a safe refuge, food ... Read More »

American Red Cross looking for volunteers for K-State Spring Game

Each fall, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross assists Kansas State University by hosting First Aid Stations at the Wildcats home football games. Volunteers provide minor first aid to those in need and provide supplies that will enable direct assistance to game attendees. Volunteers need to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and can receive ... Read More »

Red Cross Launches Tornado App For Severe Weather Awareness

The American Red Cross has launched its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in tornado-prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and tablet users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, ... Read More »