Red Cross Response to Covid-19 in Los Angeles County
The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and preparing to carry out our lifesaving mission in the event of any possible disruptions.
Every year, the American Red Cross honors community members who have demonstrated heroism through extraordinary acts of courage and humanitarian service. We call this event the Hometown Heroes Luncheon.
The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. You will feel good knowing you've helped change a life. Schedule an appointment at one of our locations.
Paul Stephan was presented with an American Red Cross Lifesaving Award during the 2020 Volunteer Excellence Awards. In recognition of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, which began on May 17, we are resharing his story of quick action and heroism. Thank you, Paul, and all EMS practitioners who save lives daily. On Nov. 13, 2019, Paul Stephan, trained in American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response, Basic Life... Read more →
Mission Moment: From military service to meal service
By Helen Brooks, Red Cross volunteer Behind the more than 17 million meals distributed by Los Angeles Unified School District, World Central Kitchen and the Red Cross, are the countless volunteers who rise early each day and head to sites across LA County to distribute them. One of those volunteers is Michael Long. I spoke with Michael on the phone on a warm afternoon in late April after he had completed his volunteer shift for the day.... Read more →