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Notting Hill: Grenfell Fire: Nine British Red Cross Volunteers helping out

The British Red Cross have been providing Grenfell Fire survivors with food and water.

They say that nine volunteers are helping to distribute clothing, food and water donated by members of the public to people affected by the blaze at Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington. 76 more words


An Oldie but a Goodie ... the sewing machine

By Carol Grinage, volunteer contributor, American Red Cross

I have a sewing machine in the back of my storage closet underneath boxes of Christmas decorations, old toys and other items that I no longer use regularly. 421 more words

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Jekyll Island Lions' Flags, Blood and Cheese

The Jekyll Island Lions Club has been busy since the Georgia State Lions Convention ended, even though the Club is technically on break.  Every summer, the Club stops meeting for three months because it is “high season” on the island.   323 more words

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Hearts, Hammers and Smoke Alarms

By: Nancy Waddell

Photos by: Jen Blackwood

The first Saturday in May is a special day on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle WA. Hundreds of community volunteers with the non-profit organization Hearts & Hammers turn out to help residents in need fix up homes and yards. 247 more words


Edmonds Students help Red Cross “Save-a-Life”

By: Nashika Stanbro
Edited by: Nancy Waddell

On April 14, the American Red Cross joined forces with Premera Blue Cross to provide free, life-saving hands-only CPR training. 391 more words


The Evolution of Red Crosser Kelli Thode

By: Anna Hiatt

Edited by: Nancy Waddell

Photos by: Nashika Stanbro

As the Disaster Action Team (DAT) Coordinator for the Red Cross Serving Snohomish County, volunteer Kelli Thode has first-hand knowledge of the motto “Sleeves up, hearts open, all in!” 579 more words