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Why Give Blood

Blood donation is a community responsibility. While you’re reading this, a local patient needs blood.

  • Blood is needed every two seconds.
  • About one in seven people entering a hospital needs blood.
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Study Tour: Geneva, Switzerland

Ahh, Switzerland. Generally speaking, known for their cheesy fondue, secure and sound banking system, devoid of sentiment neutrality, rejection of rational thought via the arts (oh how I love dadaism), and my favorite… 1,626 more words


'Island Travel Patient II - seeing RED!'

To travel down to the mainland Scotland is a straight forward procedure be it flying or ferry for the island patient traveller.  You get your tickets and organise yourself to get from A to B.   656 more words


Why Gale Wick Volunteers

Gale Wick has been volunteering for the Red Cross for over 58 years. He is currently retired and lives with his wife in Wenatchee.

Gale grew up in Montana and began helping others back in the 1960’s during an ice storm. 173 more words


5 Steps to Help Cope With a Busted Bracket

by Krystal Smith, Red Cross North Texas, Regional Digital Communications Specialist

If you’re like most of us, your March Madness bracket may look like a complete disaster! 424 more words

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AmeriCorps Story of Service: Hanna Lingenfelter

As an undergraduate student, I studied Archaeology and Anthropology.

Understanding and fleshing out the definition of culture is central to these fields of study.

My understanding of culture and all that encompasses this sole word was pushed further in my graduate program as an Intercultural Studies student. 339 more words


Viaggio in una casa di riposo

È stato uno dei momenti i più importanti del mio Servizio Volontario Europeo con la Croce Rossa.

Prima ho avuto questa intervista con il direttore della casa di riposo di Via Spada. 483 more words

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