Seeing Red Cross First Aid Volunteers In Action Around the World

By Bob Bowker, Volunteer Incident Commander, 2017 Rose Parade First Aid Stations I’m as guilty of this as anyone - I get so concerned about having enough paper clips or enough blue gloves, that I sometimes forget the big picture. This past summer, I was reminded of just how big that Red Cross First Aid picture really is.  I visited Sri Lanka, and of course just had to climb “The Rock” - 650’ up, 1,248 stairs bolted into the granite, to...

International Services Continues Community Outreach at Asian American Expo

By Drew McNeil, L.A. Region Volunteer International Services volunteers continued to inform different L.A. Region ethnic communities about the Red Cross Restoring Family Links program by participating in the annual two-day Asian American Expo, held at the Pomona Fairplex January 16-17. Staffing the event all weekend allowed volunteers to showcase the ways in which the program reconnects individuals with loved ones and family who they have lost...

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