Monthly Archives: September 2015

Staying Safe as Hurricane Joaquin Nears Eastern US Coast

Please share this with friends & family on east coast of US (per, Red Cross NHQ): The American Red Cross is getting ready to respond to Hurricane Joaquin if needed and urges residents who may be in the path of … Continue reading

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AAA Donating $3 to the Red Cross for Every UNLV Football Passing Yard

Across the country, all the signs of autumn are here- the trees are changing color, leaves are falling to the ground, and most notably the weather is cooling off. Here in Las Vegas, that’s not necessarily the case.  Temperatures still … Continue reading

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Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Saves 26 Lives Since Launch

In just one year, at least 26 people are alive today thanks to a nationwide campaign spearheaded by the American Red Cross to save lives and reduce injuries from home fires. More than 63,000 families are safer thanks to the … Continue reading

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Red Cross is Reconnecting Displaced People With Restoring Family Links Program

Millions of families globally are affected by humanitarian crisis. Impacted by armed conflicts, wars, disasters and migrations, family members can become separated from one another and find it hard, if not impossible, to re-connect. When this occurs the American Red … Continue reading

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Western Wildfires: Red Cross Helping Displaced Residents

Wildfires in the western United States are wreaking havoc and driving thousands of people to flee their homes towards safety. California has been hit the hardest, although serious fires are also raging in Washington, Utah and Texas. Throughout all these … Continue reading

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Red Cross & Disney Teach Young Students About Preparedness

The Red Cross and Disney renewed their commitment to help teach disaster preparedness to children and families through the Pillowcase Project initiative. The Pillowcase Project curriculum is structured by three core principles:  Learn, Practice, and Share. Students will learn about … Continue reading

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From A New Volunteer

My name is Karen M. and I’m a new volunteer with the American Red Cross Southern Nevada Chapter. My roles include disaster relief response and supporting the public affairs team. Just as soon as I started with the Red Cross … Continue reading

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