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At last week’s American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter Board of Directors Meeting, Brenda Isaula-Cordon was honored for her 25th anniversary. Brenda began her career
During the month of April, many more impactful Sound the Alarm events were held in the American Red Cross’s Northern California Coastal Region.
Elizabeth was relieved when a friend told her that the Red Cross installs smoke detectors and provides fire safety education to seniors for free.
Each spring, a new round of Volunteer Recognition Events gets underway in our region. That made us want to take a moment to thank — one more time — the many volunteers we honored at our 2018 Recognition Events.
During the month of March, eight more “Sound the Alarm” events were held in our American Red Cross region.
When they disbanded as a group last month, members of Silicon Valley FAST could be proud of the decades of stellar service the team had provided to communities in the Bay Area and beyond.
Addison Patane 6, is not your average barista. After seeing a commercial urging help for California’s wildfire victims, she was inspired to serve others.
Ki Daniels, who has been living in an American Red Cross evacuation shelter since February 26, 2019 when forced to flee as the Russian River overtopped its banks, knows what it takes to recover from a disaster.
During the month of February, four more “Sound the Alarm” events were held in our American Red Cross region.
Ann Eichhorn, who was recognized with a Volunteer of the Year Award this past May during the annual recognition event for Marin County volunteers, serves as that county’s Disaster Chair.
Displaced mother/daughter duo of Kathleen Connors and Kelly Grimsley had barely settled in to Santa Rosa before they heard the news of the threatening Tubbs Fire near their new home.
With Red Cross experience that spans more than 26 years, volunteers Robert and Elaine Florkowski received the Clara Barton Award at the most recent recognition event in Solano County.
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.
Silicon Valley Chapter board member Chris Carlton received a 2018 Clara Barton Award.
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.
The Silicon Valley Chapter office was the site of a recent “boot camp” that introduced local members of Rotary International to Red Cross volunteer opportunities.
Volunteers installed free smokes alarms at the La Buona Vita Mobile Home Park recently, making more than 150 residents there safer.
When Katrina hit in 2005, Briana Taylor joined the American Red Cross so she could help. She’s been a dedicated volunteer ever since.