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Gratitude to our Volunteers and Supporters

During this season of hope and gratitude I want to offer my heartfelt thanks, on behalf of the Massachusetts Red Cross Board of Directors and our dedicated employees, to those who help carry out our mission: 182 more words

Volunteerism

These Cities May Be At Risk Of Drowning Due To Global Warming, According To NASA

These Cities May Be At Risk Of Drowning Due To Global Warming, According To NASA

While the effects of melting glaciers on Earth’s sea levels have been widely cited, NASA concluded Wednesday that areas around the globe will all be affected differently due to varying climates and conditions. 413 more words

A New Headquarters Unearths Treasures from the Past

A Living History of Red Cross Volunteerism

written by – Martine Costello, Red Cross Volunteer
imagery by – Sasha Goldberg, Red Cross Volunteer 

Decades of work by Red Cross volunteers came to life recently as the organization prepared to move its Massachusetts regional headquarters from Cambridge to Medford. 1,051 more words

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Candice Schmitt, Director of People Operations at Team Rubicon,Talks About Corporate Culture with Denver Frederick

Better Than Most is a regular feature of The Business of Giving, examining the best places to work among social good businesses and nonprofit organizations.  3,375 more words

Better Than Most

Neighbors Help Neighbors Where Tornado Tore Through

“It was one amazing thing to see.”

Kristen Gallagher, Disaster Program Specialist in the Lake to River Chapter, was not describing the damage she saw, following… 210 more words

Disaster Response

Habitat for Humanity Fiji

Habitat for Humanity started working in Fiji in 1991. Since then, Habitat has helped more than 68,700 people to build homes and hope through partnerships with governments, bilateral and non-profit organizations, and international volunteers. 240 more words

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MA Volunteers to the Rescue (to Maine)

Tropical Storm Philippe’s near-hurricane force winds and flash flooding wreaked havoc up and down the Northeast on Sunday night, shutting off the lights for the more than one million people who lost electricity. 169 more words

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