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Remember the Past and Plan for the Future

At 4:31 a.m. on January 17, 1994, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California. Within …

March 5, 2015  /  No Comments ››
Ukraine Family Reunion 2009

Restoring Family Links: A Program that Speaks a Familiar Language

It’s always exciting to be reminded of the fact that the American Red Cross is part of …

March 4, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Fundamental Principle – Humanity

The Red Cross and Red Crescent societies are present in 189 countries around the world. Together, they …

March 3, 2015  /  1 Comment ››
Southern California Donor Centers and Blood Processing Services 2012

Sleeves Up, Save a Life

People often equate the American Red Cross with bloodmobiles and blood drives. And why not? …

March 2, 2015  /  No Comments ››

31 Days of Red … Cross

Start a conversation about the American Red Cross and someone will immediately chime in … …

March 1, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Local Youth Participate in International Humanitarian Law Action Campaign

This year, four teams of 58 high school students in the L.A. Region are participating …

February 28, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Osas Otasowie Receives National Red Cross Presidential Award

        Congratulations to Osas Otasowie, the L.A. Region Faith Based Coordinator, for receiving …

February 19, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Feeling Humbled and Fortunate to Preserve Oral Histories of Veterans

(The American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter participates in Veterans History Project, a U.S. Library …

February 16, 2015  /  No Comments ››
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Cherished Volunteer Pin Represents a Red Cross Family Legacy

  As a third-generation Red Cross volunteer, Cathy Sproule was heartbroken to discover that among …

February 9, 2015  /  1 Comment ››
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The Volunteer Behind the Success of the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

Tom Bryan is something of an operations expert. As the Lead Volunteer Coordinator for the …

February 5, 2015  /  1 Comment ››

Volunteer Spotlight