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Blood and platelet donation appointments still critically needed amid first-ever Red Cross blood crisis

While there has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead to recover from its worst blood shortage in more than a decade.

By |February 3rd, 2022|#VetResources, Guest Posts|9 Comments

Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage

The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now and help ensure hospital shelves are stocked with blood products over the Fourth of July holiday and beyond.

By |June 28th, 2021|Top Stories|49 Comments

Facebook, Red Cross donate Portal Devices to Connect Veterans and their families

Facebook and the American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network teamed with VA to distribute Portal devices for free to eligible Veterans.

By |November 6th, 2020|#VetResources, Top Stories, Vets Experience|Comments Off on Facebook, Red Cross donate Portal Devices to Connect Veterans and their families

VA partners with Dole Foundation, Red Cross to help Veteran caregivers

VA partners with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, American Red Cross, LinkedIn and Facebook to better connect Veteran and military caregivers.

American Red Cross Military & Veteran Caregiver Network offers peer support and robust resource library

American Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver support program offers free resources and peer support, giving help and hope to caregivers.

By |September 15th, 2019|#VetResources, Caregivers, Vets Experience|6 Comments

From D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge, this Red Cross member helped wounded Allied soldiers

Alice Jeannette McGrath Albersheim served wounded World War II Veterans as a member of the Red Cross.

By |May 22nd, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on From D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge, this Red Cross member helped wounded Allied soldiers

Red Cross volunteer relives what it was like in Vietnam as a Donut Dollie

Joining the Red Cross recreation team would get Nancy Smoyer to Vietnam. At the time, only being a journalist would get women as far into Vietnam. So in 1967 that’s exactly what she did.

By |August 24th, 2016|Guest Posts, Honoring Vets|9 Comments
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