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Junior Red Cross Volunteer, Rapid City, SD

By Rose Klix

In 1964, when fourteen, I joined this volunteer organization. I didn’t find any photograph of me in my uniform. Here’s a web link for the mannequin pictures of the pinafore and Gray Lady uniform. 1,055 more words

South Dakota

Week Twelve: Artist Interview - Timothy Cooper

For this weeks art piece I chose Timothy Cooper’s “Something that means Something.” I really enjoyed Timothy’s thorough explanation on the artwork. He described its purpose and even how each plate was made; being produced using stoneware clay and a satin white glaze fire to just above 2250 degrees fahrenheit. 140 more words

Charities Are Businesses

I recently donated money to two charities because I was in the spirits of “giving”. I was opposed to giving to charities because I knew they had administration costs and workers that where being paid. 494 more words

Social Issues

The Top 4 Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns of 2013

NPOs never stood a chance on social media. People aren’t there for us, they’re there to interact with their friends.

Don’t act like those thoughts never crossed your mind. 676 more words

Cheek-swabbing system for Australia?

Becoming a bone-marrow donor in the United Kingdom and United States is made easy through a process known as ‘cheek-swabbing.’ Potential donors register by providing a sample of their DNA through swabbing the inside of their mouth with a cotton tip. 193 more words

Bonemarrow

Campaign Goal: Reducing Fire-Related Deaths, One Home at a Time

There were 351 residential fires last year in Seattle. That means that nearly every day, a home was damaged or lost. Even more frequently in Western Washington, Red Cross volunteers provided help to families who had lost their homes to devastating fires. 405 more words

Preparedness