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Red Cross of the Bay Area Celebrates Alameda County Volunteers

San Leandro, CA (June 9, 2015) - The American Red Cross of Alameda County is proud to present the Clara Barton Award to Diana Wong of Hayward.

The Clara Barton Award recognizes a volunteer for service in a series of leadership positions held over a period of years. Diana Wong has made significant contributions, while also working with other volunteers and staff in developing and implementing effective programs in a resourceful way. Her efforts have enabled the American Red Cross to constantly provide valuable service to the community.

After being a nurse at the University of California Medical Center and managing a Melanoma Clinic, she became an American Red Cross volunteer in 2002. Diana has always gone above and beyond in order to support her fellow volunteers. Her willingness to learn, along with her compassionate nature has made her a vital asset to the American Red Cross. Diana has volunteered thousands of hours and helped countless numbers of volunteers. She is very deserving of this prestigious Clara Barton Award.

Other outstanding volunteers honored at the Alameda County Volunteer Awards and Recognition Event on May 26 at the San Leandro Public Library also include:

  • Disaster Cycle Service Award: Rick Draper of Oakland
  • Disaster Cycle Award: Kim Brickman of Alameda
  • Disaster Cycle Award: Brittany Rollins of Livermore
  • International Services Award: Lorenzo Ajel of Castro Valley
  • The Health and Safety Award: James Leeper of Piedmont
  • The General Support Award: The Oakland Front Desk Team
  • The Good Neighbor Partnership Award: Tzu Chi Foundation, Salvation Army and Alameda County Community Food Bank
  • The Youth Service Award: Kelly Morris of Livermore
  • The Volunteer Supervisor Award: Tuanh Do of Oakland
  • Volunteer Supervisor Award: Peter Hooper of Newark
  • The Rookie of the Year Award: Karol Enferadi of Oakland
  • Volunteer of the Year: Chuck Smukler of Berkeley
  • Pictures from the event can be found Here

    About the American Red Cross of the Bay Area

    As a community-based, humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross of the Bay Area provides relief to those affected by disasters and empowers individuals in our community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. By helping people in the Bay Area learn how to take care of their families and neighbors, the Red Cross strengthens the community and makes it ready for all types of disasters, including home fires, earthquakes, wildfires and health emergencies. Call 1-888-4-HELP-BAY (1-888-443-5722) or visit to learn more. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.