Moved to act by images of this fall’s California wildfires, several Pacific Grove fourth graders spearheaded an effort to raise funds for the recovery effort.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Rocking Horse preschool students study Clara Barton each year — and honor her with a donation to the Red Cross.
In our Red Cross region, a team is being assembled to take part in the all-important “Missing Maps” project. Volunteers are needed.
The Northern California Coastal Region’s recent Disaster Institute provided critical Red Cross training to approximately 225 people.
George Dresnek regularly deploys for the Red Cross as a facilities expert to 6 to 7 disaster responses a year, volunteer work that can take him away for up to 28 days at a time.
During a period spanning three weekends this spring, regional teams installed more than 2,200 free smoke alarms.