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.
Photo: March is Red Cross Month! Roanoke Catholic School's Red Cross Club
Roanoke Catholic School's Red Cross Club hosted 2 blood drives in 2023 as well as a fundraiser for the American Red Cross. For the fundraiser, students could pay $1 to wear a red shirt and jeans to school in place of their normal uniform!
A big thank you to our American Red Cross partners at the Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson for hosting the 28th Annual Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson Blood Drive this past Saturday! The drive collected nearly 200 units of lifesaving blood!
Video: Virginia Red Cross & Emergency Services Partners Promote Preparedness
In April, the Virginia Red Cross and numerous emergency services partners come together to promote being prepared for disasters of all types in a fun sports themed video!
Photo: Red Cross donates 10 robotic pets to Hampton VA Medical Center for Veterans
The American Red Cross donated 10 robotic pets to the Hampton VA Medical Center. Companion pets provide positive impacts on people with dementia in long-term care settings. American Red Cross’ continued support of therapeutic treatments for our Veterans.
Photo: Virginia Red Cross Providing Resources at Multiple Juneteenth Recognitions
Virginia Red Cross shares resources at multiple Juneteenth recognitions across the state.
Video: Virginia Red Cross & Partners Install Smoke Alarms in Virginia Beach
The Virginia Red Cross and multiple partners installed 130 smokes alarms and educate 420 people on fire safety across Virginia Beach during the Sound the Alarm event on June 10, 2023.
Photo: Virginia Red Cross Volunteer Ned Worman Comforts Wildfire Survivor in Maui
Virginia Red Cross volunteer Ned Worman deployed thousands of miles to support the survivors of the tragic wildfires in Hawaii, working various positions on the disaster relief operation.
Photo: Red Cross in Roanoke Celebrates Opening of Renovated Blood Donor Center
The American Red Cross in Roanoke, Virginia celebrates the opening of the newly renovated blood donor center along with board members, city council members, business leaders, and Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea.
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We are so grateful for your support!
As you consider local charities to donate to this holiday, we hope you'll choose the American Red Cross for your year end giving.