Monthly Archives: March 2015

Boots to Business Helps Veterans Get Employed!

The American Red Cross was founded in 1881 as a service that protected and treated troops injured in war.  Since then, the American Red Cross has added disaster relief, collecting and distributing blood, emergency preparedness, and much more to its … Continue reading

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Red Cross Wants You To Design The New Chapter Pin

The Red Cross of southern Nevada is getting a new pin, and wants a resident of southern Nevada to design it!  The best design will be determined by a panel of Red Cross staff and volunteers.  The winner and their … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Proud to Participate in US Vets’ Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down

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Needed: Nevada Volunteers to Help Tell the Red Cross Story

Nationwide, the American Red Cross responds to an emergency every 8 minutes. That means a Red Cross volunteer mobilizes to make sure that a family is given the means to find shelter, food and clothing when they suddenly find themselves … Continue reading

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Red Cross Reminder: Check Smoke Alarms When Clocks Spring Forward

Daylight Saving Time is this weekend and when everyone turns their clocks ahead, the American Red Cross reminds them to also take some steps to make sure their household is prepared for emergencies. “It’s important for everyone to make sure … Continue reading

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Celebrate Red Cross Month by Donating Blood at a Local Blood Drive

President Barack Obama has declared the month of March as “Red Cross Month.”  In celebration of this proclamation, the Red Cross is asking southern Nevadans to give the gift of blood.  Nine of thirteen southern Nevada hospitals get their blood … Continue reading

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Red Cross to Train Those Wishing to Become First Aid and CPR Instructors March 18-19

Emergencies happen every day, and in most cases, the difference between a life saved and a life lost may depend on whether care was administered in seconds and not minutes. In southern Nevada, The American Red Cross teaches over 14,000 … Continue reading

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Enter the “March Is Red Cross Month” Video Contest!

Tell Your Red Cross Story March is Red Cross Month Video Contest March is Red Cross Month, and we’d like to see what the Red Cross means to you. Use your phones or cameras and make a short movie that … Continue reading

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#GiveWhatFireTakes Asks Community To Help Restore Dignity For Fire Victims

          In southern Nevada, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster every 19 hours – most of these are home fires. In many cases, the only things a family may have left are the clothes … Continue reading

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