Silicon Valley Chapter board member Chris Carlton received a 2018 Clara Barton Award.
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On Saturday, February 16, two more “Sound the Alarm” events were held in the American Red Cross’s Northern California Coastal Region.
The series of storm systems that have pummeled California this week are causing flooding and mudslides in our Red Cross region.
The American Red Cross responded with support after a gas line explosion in San Francisco on February 6 displaced residents and workers.
On January 26, teams led by the American Red Cross of the Central Coast visited 69 homes in a 24-block area in the city of Seaside, installing 175 free smoke alarms.
Volunteers installed free smokes alarms at the La Buona Vita Mobile Home Park recently, making more than 150 residents there safer.
In September 2018, the Contra Costa Chapter of the American Red Cross recognized five individuals who helped make a positive impact on their communities and the American Red Cross. These are a few of their stories.
In this touching first-person account, a Silicon Valley Chapter board member describes how a recent emergency with a longtime friend made her grateful for health and safety training she received from the Red Cross.
With the Camp Fire in mind, Dr. Charles Renner; his wife, Susan; their family; and their friends decided to do something different with their Christmas giving this year.
Almost 50 volunteers from the Silicon Valley Chapter, working in the rain on December 1, installed almost 170 smoke alarms in area homes.
The devastation that Hurricane Katrina left in the state of Louisiana and nearby states was enough inspiration for Donna Logan to get involved with the Red Cross.
The Silicon Valley Chapter had a strong contingent of people supporting the recent Veteran’s Day parade in San Jose.
Patty O’Hara, a longtime Red Cross volunteer for the Central Coast Chapter, is donating some of the proceeds from her latest book to the Red Cross.
Mary Desautels was no stranger to service when awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award for Mendocino County in June. Mary has lived in Fort Bragg for 25 years, and for 17 of those years, she has volunteered with the American Red Cross.
Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers, with help from the San Jose Fire Department, recently installed free smoke alarms in area homes.
After reading a Q&A with Janet Packer, it’s easy to see why this Central Coast volunteer was recently honored with a Clara Barton Award.
The Red Cross had a popular station in “Humanitarian Assistance Village” at the recent Fleet Week activities in San Francisco.
Tyge Bellinger likes helping people. It’s been his “thing” ever since he was a little kid.
The American Red Cross, alongside government and community partners, continues to support to people whose lives have been turned upside-down by the Ranch and River wildfires.
With the assistance of a Red Cross program, two sisters — including one who resides in the Bay — have been reunited after more than 70 years apart. The sisters’ separation is part of a story that dates back to one of the most horrific chapters of World War II.
This past October saw wildfires in the northern part of our region that were historically destructive. Here is a collection of stories filed by Red Cross writers.
American Red Cross volunteer Sierra Marcelius received the Gene Beck Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award in June of this year. (09-27-2018)
The Central Coast Chapter, in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Florence, has begun to deploy volunteers.