The American Red Cross North Central Chapter serves communities across Iron, Vilas, Florence, Oneida, Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Menominee, Marathon, Shawano, Wood, Portage, and in the U.P. of Michigan, Gogebic, Ontonagon, Iron, Houghton and Keweenaw counties.
Wendy Savage is a long-time resident of Central Wisconsin and has been with the American Red Cross since 2010. Her experience includes grant writing, fundraising, training and volunteer management in higher education and the non-profit sector. A lifelong volunteer herself, she is a board member of several local and state organizations. Wendy and her family reside in Merrill.
Board of Directors
Samantha Diedrich – Board Chair, Aspirus Business Health
Benjamin Bowman – Vice President Information Technology, Boston, Inc.
Jay Cricks - Co-Owner & Director of Sales and Marketing, NorthStar Restoration Services
Donald Oakland – Secretary/Emeritus, Retired
Gary Klingbeil – Emeritus, Retired
Phil Rentmeester – Outreach Committee, Marathon County Emergency Management
COVID-19: Red Cross Offers Virtual Care for Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones
Virtual Family Assistance Center provides resources to those struggling with loss and grief due to the pandemic MILWAUKEE, Wisc., June 23, 2020 — The American Red Cross of Wisconsin is launching a Virtual Family Assistance Center to support families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. People can visit the Virtual […]
‘The only person she could turn to right now was the Red Cross’: a disaster volunteer shares anecdotes of service during COVID-19
Transcription & Photos by Justin Kern, American Red Cross We recently talked with Southeast Wisconsin Chapter disaster action team volunteer Paul Beinecke for a video project that covered the added challenges and rewards in work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not every portion of Paul’s touching input was included in the video, but all of it […]