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.
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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.
Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers, with help from the San Jose Fire Department, recently installed free smoke alarms in area homes.
Tyge Bellinger likes helping people. It’s been his “thing” ever since he was a little kid.
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.
American Red Cross volunteer Sierra Marcelius received the Gene Beck Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award in June of this year. (09-27-2018)
A note from Stephanie Willett, Regional Director, Development Operations & Foundations: I’m summarizing the attachments as slightly tricky to read. A lovely note from Kyra Janssen in
The Rodriguez family hadn’t even finished unpacking in their new apartment in Middletown — when the 2015 wildfire in Lake County happened.
This article was originally published on October 12, 2015. Immediate Collaboration The ongoing drought across California has given way to another historic wildfire season. Beginning
The Central Coast Chapter, in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Florence, has begun to deploy volunteers.
Rocking Horse preschool students study Clara Barton each year — and honor her with a donation to the Red Cross.
“These were people with the greatest of needs. I really enjoyed being able to help.”
In our Red Cross region, a team is being assembled to take part in the all-important “Missing Maps” project. Volunteers are needed.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 29, 2018) — The American Red Cross of the Bay Area honored 18 individual volunteers, a youth club board, and a partner
by Patricia Kemp, Red Cross volunteer For residents evacuated to Middletown Middle School during the Mendocino Complex Fire, the barking and meows of more than
But as she recounts being evacuated for the first time, it’s clear that Rose sees the glass as half full.
A tired Rose Santana went from table to table at the crowded Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Lucerne on Monday. She was looking for help and getting it.
[August 17, 2018] Connie Sager didn’t hesitate when her phone started buzzing Aug. 3 with evacuation alerts. She scooped up her tiny dog, Taz, and headed for safe shelter. It was the third time this year Connie fled wildfires. But this time she had no home to return to in Spring Valley.
[August 13, 2018] As communities across Lake County transition from response to recovery for the Mendocino Complex Fire, the American Red Cross would like to share its gratitude to all our partners that have worked so hard to care for the thousands of people impacted by this disaster over the past two weeks.
[August 11, 2018] Every disaster seems to generate an avalanche of goods donations from the public, thanks to heart-wrenching appeals and visuals of people fleeing their homes with next to nothing. But can there be too much of a good thing?