In Memoriam: Pat Faux

Territory 1, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region and the Antelope Valley lost a bright star this weekend.  For the many who had the opportunity to work with Pat Faux, they knew she had a sharp and vibrant personality. She was well respected in the Antelope Valley and was well involved in her community.  She had a passion for ensuring our veterans and military was supported by being involved in the AV Wall (Antelope Valley Mobile Vietnam...

Veterans History Project

By Bob Aronson, Red Cross Volunteer Photo courtesy of Library of Congress The Veterans History Project was created by Congress in 2000 and established in the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.  The mission is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war vets, enabling future generations to better understand the realities of war. Eligibility for military vets (those who served in war and/or peace...

Adults with Disabilities Give Back as Red Cross Volunteers

By Ashley Henyan Photos By Federica Brecha MaryRose, Hannah, Danielle and Sean have two things in common—they are all adults living with a disability and they are all Red Cross volunteers. I had the pleasure of accompanying this team of four on Tuesday, March 13, as they made their regular rounds through the Los Angeles VA Hospital, distributing comfort kits to hospitalized veterans and bringing a smile to every visible face around. Their work...

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