Loved ones connect to
those lost during the Holocaust

by Bob Rich, Red Cross volunteer  For more than 14 years, I have participated in an extraordinary service provided by the American Red Cross. We help people find missing loved ones separated by the Holocaust. This service is part of our Restoring Family Links program that reunites people separated by war, natural disasters, migration and other humanitarian crises.   Since 1939, the Red Cross has enabled thousands of people to...

Finding Peace with Restoring Family Links

By Communications and Marketing Intern, Alessandra Pacheco During natural disasters and times of conflict the loss of the whereabouts of a family member can be quite common. The person you may have grown up next to could be gone, your parents could have been lost, or you may even have lost a child of your own. But where do you go for help when a situation like this happens? One answer is the American Red Cross. With the Restoring Family Links...

My Red Cross Role Model

By Tanushree Mondkar, Red Cross Volunteer Cris began the Restoring Family Links journey in 2014, when she sought out a meaningful way to use her time and attended a Red Cross volunteer orientation. Knowing she would be helping families reconnect was all the reason she needed to want to work with Restoring Family Links and Red Cross International Services. As a brand new Red Cross volunteer, I had the excellent opportunity to spend my very first...

Estamos Listos para Reconectar Inmigrantes y Refugiados con sus Familias

Por Jarrett Barrios, CEO de la Cruz Roja en la Región de Los Ángeles   Estos son sin duda tiempos difíciles para inmigrantes y sus familias en los Estados Unidos. La tan politizada naturaleza de su situación también puede crear retos para grupos humanitarios, como la Cruz Roja, en la que su trabajo puede dar la apariencia de “tomar partido” en estos debates. Desde 1881, la Cruz Roja Americana a evitado tomar posturas en debates...

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