Monthly Archives: January 2014

Red Cross Reminds Nevadans That Earthquakes Can and Do Happen Here

  Many people think that earthquakes are only a “West Coast thing.” Tremors seldom affect Southern Nevadans, so a false sense of security can begin to grow. But according to the Nevada Earthquake Safety Council (NESC), Nevada is ranked third … Continue reading

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“Humanity In The Midst Of War” To Be Offered At the Red Cross

  In a world where warfare and civil strife are a daily reality for millions, international humanitarian law provides a framework for protection for civilians and combatants alike. Humanity in the Midst of War, a free introductory course, will provide an overview … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Calls for Volunteers to Work With Veterans at the VA Hospital

There are new and exciting volunteer opportunities coming up with our Service to Armed Forces (SAF) division. Many of these positions would be for help at the VA Hospital in North Las Vegas. Following, please find the details and think … Continue reading

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Diamond Resorts International Donates $50K to Red Cross Philippine Relief

 (Pictured left to right) Keri Serrano, Director – HR Operations, Diamond Resorts International; Bob Welling, Vice President, Resource Development, United Way of Southern Nevada with Scott Emerson, CEO of the local American Red Cross. The American Red Cross of Southern … Continue reading

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Help Your Friends Suffering In Frigid Temperatures With Red Cross Information

  Red Cross Responds, Offers Safety Steps As Bitter Temperatures Cover Much of U.S. Weather Cancels Nearly 125 Red Cross Blood Drives Many of us in Southern Nevada have friends and family spread throughout the country where extreme cold has … Continue reading

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Sign Up to Volunteer with the American Red Cross Using New App

    The American Red Cross recently launched the Team Red Cross App, which allows people to sign up to help, get an overview on basic tasks and receive notifications about Red Cross disaster volunteer opportunities in their community.   … Continue reading

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Red Cross “Disaster Institute” Prepares Volunteers for Response Jan. 17 – 28

  The Southern Nevada Chapter is gearing up for our massive “Ready to Respond” Disaster Institute next week to train volunteers on how to respond to local disasters. A variety of classes will be offered, and training can make volunteers … Continue reading

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