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News Articles

We publish a variety of news stories and press releases to keep you informed about Red Cross activities, from the ways we deliver on our mission, to the impact of our work on everyday lives. Read the latest!

Press Releases

Join the Red Cross mission by making a financial donation, donating blood or learning a life-saving skill that will prepare you for the future.

Popular Videos

We are always working to tell our story with video. Take a moment to view some of the most popular. You can also see the entire collection on our YouTube channel.

Social Spotlight

The Red Cross is chatting and posting on all the leading social platforms. Stay informed here with our Twitter feed and blog. You can also access all our social pages via Connect with Us.
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Red Cross in the News

National and local media outlets often feature the American Red Cross in their news stories - from articles about the impact of our humanitarian mission, to interviews with key personnel. Here’s a sampling of coverage.

Upcoming Local Events

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Mar 08

Postponed - Driving for Disasters

Ashburn, VA 20147 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This event will raise critical funds needed to respond to disasters in our community and beyond

May 08

15th Annual Red Tee Golf Tournament

Leesburg, VA 20176 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region invites you to the Red Tee Golf Tournament

Join Our Mission!

Help support the Red Cross by making a financial donation, finding a local drive to donate blood, and learning a lifesaving skill to keep your home and workplace safe.

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Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.

$10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.

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