The power of the American Red Cross relies on your generous donations and the tireless efforts of our volunteers, employees, board members and community partners — dedicated people who will continue to make a difference for thousands of lives in 2024 and beyond. As we close out 2023, we wish you a safe and healthy holiday season, and invite you to review some of our region's proudest and most memorable moments.
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News Story: Toddler Survived Stage 4 Cancer - Received Dozens of Blood Transfusions - Now a 21 YO at ASU!
Pamela remembers feeling the weight of the world on her shoulders as she fought to get her child the care she needed, keep the family fed and stay organized to get to appointments and mother 18-month-old Phoebe.
News Story: Board Member Shares His Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Story
Red Cross Board Member Jeff Quijano continues to be grateful for the help he received after Hurricane Katrina 18 years ago. He fled New Orleans before the hurricane hit and eventually arrived in Atlanta where he received assistance from the Red Cross.
News Story: Get Ready for a Disaster During National Preparedness Month
September was National Preparedness Month! Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency. Learn what YOU should be putting in your preparedness kit!
Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) volunteers Marie Canty and Karen Gorman participated in SAF #StandDown in Wickenburg, Arizona. SAF volunteers provide local veterans and their families with Red Cross items and information.
News Story: For Women's History Month, We Recognize Long-Time Red Cross Volunteer
We want to recognize a special volunteer for Women’s History Month. Betty Grenig started volunteering 84 years ago for the Red Cross when she was 17 years old. In this blog, she shares some of her favorite and amusing stories. #womenshistorymonth
Our response to the Hawaii wildfires continues with some of our employees and volunteers having been there for almost two weeks. We recently caught up with Regional Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager Laura King who shares her experience from Maui.
Yolanda Caudillo woke up to the smell of smoke and the glare of a large fire from the mobile home across from hers. She remembers calling 911 at 2:25 am two weeks ago and all the firefighters that responded.
We hosted the first annual Northern Arizona recognition event for Blood Program Leaders (BPL) to show our appreciation. They're volunteers who work tirelessly to organize blood drives at churches, schools, businesses and civic organizations.