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My First Backcountry: Cave Creek

My last two hitches have been in Cave Creek Regional Park in Maricopa County. We worked on Cottonwood Trail 247.

Our hike in was about 2.5 miles. 756 more words


Why I Volunteer: Laura Morgan

I was drawn to the Red Cross because of its long history. I grew up in South Florida, so the Red Cross was always in the background during hurricane season, it is a household name. 216 more words


5 Reasons Why You Should Join the Arizona Conservation Corps Today

Almost all of us have slogged away at the turgid vapidity of job searching, endlessly sending out applications into the void and hoping to catch something that is minimally soul-crushing. 1,763 more words

Why Tony Hillman Volunteers at the Red Cross — and Elsewhere, too

By Gordon Williams

Just over 40,000 people live in Bremerton, WA, and Red Cross volunteer Tony Hillman may very well be the busiest of them all. 704 more words


2018 Mid-Year Conference Recap

Group photo from the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corp AmeriCorps VISTA members. Not all who attended are included. (Photo credit: Jannelle McCoy)

When you work on a project that places people across the country, it is hard to know the other people you are serving with. 571 more words


February 4, 2018

Today we celebrated my grandfather’s birthday by going to the Stadthalle Kolpinghaus and I saw the rest of my German family for what probably will be the last time for at least two years. 129 more words

Why I Volunteer: Rachel Ramey

I first became an active Red Cross volunteer when I moved to Seattle in September of 2012 to be the Communications AmeriCorps member at the Seattle office. 208 more words