Alonzo is a @RedCrossLA casework volunteer who provides a steady path toward recovery for those affected by a devastating disaster. Read more about the work he does in the community & how he’s continuing a tradition of service with the Red Cross: https://t.co/SiEbMxSfdb
#DYK: The Red Cross had ambulance vehicles stationed in Italy during #WWI?
Red Cross ambulances traveled over 650K miles across the Italian front during battle to transport more than 148K people who were sick and wounded.
At just 18 years old, Cissy Wang has supported service members, disaster survivors, blood donors & her peers—all as a Red Cross volunteer.
Consider this your sign to help your community & get involved—read more from Cissy on why you should start: https://t.co/LOfs8DcsYC
Lori & Patrick have been volunteering with @KSRedCross since 2020, working in different areas to support blood donation efforts & special events. In April, they rushed to help people in need after an EF-3 tornado ripped through Andover, KS. Read how this experience shaped them:
🔔 Reveille, Reveille 🔔 At 0530, Lorie Warchol is getting her day started on a U.S. military base in Eastern Europe. She is one of 50 Red Crossers who have deployed to bases across Europe.
Take a walk in her shoes & find out more about her role: https://t.co/i5dvxP61yB
Small changes can lead to BIG impacts. If you use @PayPal, go to your profile and set us as your favorite charity! Then when you check out with PayPal, you can support our mission and help others. https://t.co/vY2GWeRXvw
⛑ Specialty vehicle lead
⛑ Emergency response vehicle driver
⛑ First Aid & CPR instructor
Those are just a few of the many hats Stuart wears as a @RedCrossNorCal volunteer. Learn more about his contributions to our mission in the last 13 years: https://t.co/ydaeEGBBu3
✅ Phone fully charged.
✅ Portable chargers & power banks on hand.
✅ Flashlights with extra batteries nearby.
Sudden power outages can be unpredictable and concerning, but being prepared ahead of one can make all the difference in keeping you and your loved ones safe.
We continue to provide shelter, meals & support to those affected by the #KentuckyFlooding. Intense, climate-related disasters are happening more often & communities are suffering. We'll continue to help Kentucky residents on their road to recovery.
That’s not beer—it’s water! @AnheuserBusch provided 200,000+ cans of drinking water for those affected by flooding in Kentucky & Missouri and the Oak Fire in California. We're grateful for partners who help us make a difference in communities devastated by disasters.
We’re wishing a very happy, early birthday to Thomas, who turns 90 next month! 🥳 Over the past few years, he has donated blood or platelets with @RedCrossSC over 60 times. We appreciate you rolling up a sleeve for those who need it most, Thomas! ❤️
🧵(1/3) For over 2 weeks, @RedCrossCCR volunteers have been working to help people affected by the #OakFire. With it 86% contained, the focus switches to recovery activities, including supply distribution, connection with caseworkers & long-term recovery coordination w/ partners.
Say it with us: Even strong and skilled swimmers can drown.
Just because someone knows how to swim doesn't mean they can't experience a water-related emergency that requires additional assistance. Be prepared by making water safety a priority: https://t.co/ARdDiWdVTH
We're excited to see our ✨ Deluxe Family First Aid Kit ✨ among the best products tested in July by @CNNUnderscored! Find out all the essentials included in it and what makes it the best: https://t.co/knrXhlbV4z
#TickSafety 101: Avoid ticks at all costs when hiking or gardening if you can. 😨 Also, don't attempt to remove a tick attached to your skin by burning it or using nail polish.
Find more tips on how to avoid and treat tick bites here: https://t.co/UaC40SmrhS
Over 57,000 acres of land have burned in northern California due to the #McKinneyFire, with 0% containment. @ARCGoldCountry volunteers are helping evacuees like Harlene & Burt find safe shelter, food & emotional support during this difficult time. ❤️
🧵(1/2) Joshua was homeless and staying with friends in Jackson, KY, when flood waters quickly engulfed the house. During a helicopter extrication from an upstairs window, he suffered a lacerated ankle and several broken ribs. #KentuckyFlooding
In addition to responding to the deadly flooding in Kentucky & Missouri, our disaster teams are also helping those affected by the explosive wildfires in California. Here's what we're doing, how YOU can get help, and the best way to support our mission: https://t.co/7MC6VIcUH6
🧵(1/3) @KYRedCross teams have met to talk about supplies, route options & safety precautions as they begin to assess damage in communities affected by the #KentuckyFlooding. Homes & schools have been destroyed, roadways washed away & thousands are without power & connectivity.
Thank you to all of the Red Cross volunteers who have dropped everything to head to eastern Kentucky to help those affected by the devastating #KentuckyFlooding. Joyce, Heather, Arden and Al are just some of the many who have deployed and are assisting response efforts.
Meet John, a volunteer from Phoenix, Arizona who is heading to a Red Cross shelter in eastern Kentucky to help those affected by the deadly flooding. We couldn't do what we do without the help of volunteers like him! #KentuckyFlooding.
(Thanks for the pic, @RedCrossAZ!)
As a result of the recent #KentuckyFlooding, homes have been washed from their foundations, roads have been left inaccessible, and multiple fatalities have been confirmed with more still missing. Here's what disaster relief currently looks like on the ground: 🧵 (1/4)
“I have to do this. I have to help people, and this is how I do that. And I’ll do that until I can’t anymore.”
Thanks to all of our volunteers who are dropping everything to head to eastern Kentucky and help those affected by the devastating flooding. #KentuckyFloodinghttps://t.co/nv1nOWNOHH
As thousands of people remain without power & the death toll rises in eastern Kentucky after #KentuckyFlooding, Red Cross disaster workers spent the morning discussing & prepping for today's relief effort activities. For more updates on disaster response, follow @KYRedCross.
Excessive rainfall & life-threatening flash flooding continue to be a possibility across the Plains & mid-Atlantic into the weekend. With the risk of flooding & associated power outages, preparation is critical. Tap to find more safety tips ➡️ https://t.co/sSFRITePBQ
🧵(1/3) We're working w/ local officials & emergency management to assess needs & mobilize resources for 9 counties in eastern Kentucky impacted by deadly flash flooding, mudslides & power outages. #KentuckyFlooding
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