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My Red Cross Story: Art Shaw
Fundraiser and Volunteer—Providing Vital Service to the Red Cross Mission Written by: Clarice Nassif Ransom, volunteer Employee and Volunteer: Art Shaw Resides: Sterling, Virginia Length of Service: 2 years as employee/15 years as volunteer Title: Partnersh...

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Join the Home Fire Campaign
Written by:  Dongjun (Rick) Yoo, volunteer Your help is needed to reduce death and injury from home fires by 25% by 2020. Launched in 2014, the Home Fire Campaign  organizes volunteers to canvas  high-risk  neighborhoods and install free smoke alarms. Volun...

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Spring Storms
Written by: Melanie Benson Growing up, we had a weather radio that sat in our laundry room.  Even at a young age, during the spring and summer months we knew what to do when the alarm sounded – check the warning and if we heard our location, head to the bas...

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My Red Cross Volunteer Story: Dongjun (Rick) Yoo
Written by:  Dongjun (Rick) Yoo, volunteer I am Yoo Dongjun, or Rick, and I want to share how the American Red Cross changed my academic career and my life. I primarily joined the Red Cross because one of my friends happened to enjoy volunteering for charit...

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My Red Cross Volunteer Story: Mallory Rabon
Written by: Mallory Rabon, volunteer Sometimes, the desire to volunteer and give back to your community can be daunting because it is difficult to know where to begin. As a high school senior in Raleigh, North Carolina, I knew that I wanted to become involv...

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My Red Cross Volunteer Story: Stefanie Kline
Devoted to Helping Others for Life Written by: Clarice Nassif Ransom, Volunteer Volunteer: Stefanie Kline, Fairfax, VA Profession: House Management Assistant/Usher Supervisor for George Mason University Center for the Arts and a Project Assistant for the Sm...

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My Red Cross Volunteer Story: Rebecca Callahan
Why I’ll Never Regret Volunteering Written by: Rebecca Callahan, Volunteer National Volunteer Week is April 23 through April 29.  This week provides us with a special opportunity to recognize volunteers and to promote volunteerism with the Red Cross.  T he ...

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My Red Cross Story: Steve Peth
Service is in His Nature: From Army DUSTOFF Pilot to Decorated Veteran to
Private Sector to Volunteer Written by: Clarice Nassif Ransom, Volunteer Name:  Steve Peth, LTC, U.S. Army, Ret. Resides: Nokesville, VA Career: 26 Years, U.S. Army, retired; BDM
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Severe Spring Weather Tips
By: Takara
Clark, Volunteer Spring is
here, and with it comes warm weather, allergies, and bugs – but there is also
severe weather that hunkers down on our area during this time. The only way to
avoid disaster is to be ready for it. The Red Cross has a host...

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My Red Cross Volunteer Story: Prabhleen Batra, President of the Paint Branch High School Red Cross Club
Written by: Melanie Benson, volunteer “Seva,” Prabhleen Batra tells me, “means selfless service.”  Prabhleen has practiced Seva, a foundational principle of Sikhism that encourages service without any personal benefit or reward, throughout her life.  She ha...
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