Archive | June 2012

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The Sacrifices We Make

This story is a very beautiful and very sad example of the sacrifices that individuals sometimes make in order to do something that they believe in, to do something to make the world better for others.  We would like to take this time to honor the sacrifice made by Hussein Saleh a Yemeni aid worker with the […]

Its that time again…Summer Ready Swim Safety Tips!

Pool Safety Learning to swim is one of the best steps you can take to be safe around water. Almost two million people of all ages learn to swim each year through Red Cross programs. You can contact your local aquatic facility to find out when Red Cross Water Safety programs are offered. Here are […]

196 Countries in the World, 187 National Red Cross Groups, 1 Mission

Get ready to cruise around the world!! No not literally I’m sorry to say but in this post we will be checking out what the Red Cross is doing around the globe. On Wednesday June 13th the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.  The award […]

New First Aid App Now Available!

Today is an excellent day for smartphone users! Available as of last Thursday (June 14th) the Red Cross released a free app available for users of the Iphone and the Android that features a ton of useful first aid information. However, this isn’t the boring ol’ first aid information you’re used to getting, this app […]

Oh the places we will go…

Its always great to hear about the American Red Cross in the news! This article showcases some of aid the that the American Red Cross provides to disaster effected areas.  Whether it be flooding in the Florida panhandle or wildfires raging through the Midwest, the Red Cross is there helping those in need. Today, our local […]

What does the Red Cross of North Central Florida look like? Well take a look at some of our nifty photos!

Stay tuned folks! There’s plenty more photos to come!

A Big Star Supporting the Red Cross in a Big Way!

As many of you may have heard former American Idol winner and country music superstar Carrie Underwood will be going on a fall tour this year across cities in North America.  So… why are we writing about Carrie Underwood you ask? Well this five-time Grammy winner and multi-platinum artist will be donating $1 from every […]