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2014-04-10 16:20:07

Blood donor Maureen Holt signed the hood of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion and will attend Darlington as a 'member' of the No. 16 pit crew WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save...

2014-03-14 08:26:38

The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. According to a recent report the Red Cross humanitarian work has been vital especially in regions of conflict, epidemics and natural disasters. Non-profit organizations have played a key role in global wellness. Surprisingly...

2014-03-07 12:23:57

Online appointment campaign begins at Las Vegas race and concludes in Darlington with one blood donor signing their name on the No. 16 hood WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion sports the first of two #ImProud2Give paint schemes at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this Sunday, March 9. The No. 16 hood is covered with a larger-than-life Red Cross blood donor sticker, advertising Your Name Here and launching a campaign asking blood donors to...

2014-02-17 23:01:24

Local disaster and waste relief service provider encourages Red Cross support and educates on quality solutions they provide for cities and states across the United States. With an average of 91 cents out of every dollar being donated going to fulfill the humanitarian mission, everything the Red Cross does depends on the needs of the people that they service. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Mesa Waste Services is more aware of this than anyone and with their Disaster Relief Portable Sanitation...

2014-02-13 12:28:10

More than 700 People Seek Refuge in 110 Shelters Across Eight States WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding to the huge winter storm barreling up the East Coast and asking people to give blood to make up for the blood drives canceled due to the storm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The storm has caused the cancellation of about 265 Red Cross blood drives in the south and along the East Coast, resulting in...

2014-02-12 12:28:34

Blood Drives Shut Down; More Than 1,000 Canceled Since Start of 2014 WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is responding across multiple states to the massive winter storm that is affecting people from the Gulf Coast to New England and offers steps people can take to stay safe during this dangerous weather. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The storm is already affecting people across the southern states and as many as 200...

2014-01-23 12:23:43

Holiday Cards Distributed to Members of the Military Across the Globe WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People across the country sent in more than 2.1 million cards to the 2013 American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes project, a record level of holiday greetings for members of the United States military, veterans and their families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The cards bearing messages of thanks and gratitude were...

2014-01-06 12:22:44

Weather Cancels Nearly 125 Red Cross Blood Drives WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people impacted by the frigid cold air covering two-thirds of the country, and offers steps people can take to stay safe during this dangerous weather. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Red Cross workers are opening shelters and warming centers for people affected by the extreme cold, and working with local emergency officials...

2013-12-19 23:21:06

Interactive advertising campaign and touchscreen application bring capability for easy, digital donations to downtown Chicago. Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 elevate DIGITAL, a leading developer of street-level digital interactive technology, has partnered with the American Red Cross to use interactive technology to inspire giving and encourage donations for the nonprofit organization during the holiday season. elevate DIGITAL created an interactive campaign and custom application to...

2013-11-25 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross encourages people to spend time this Thanksgiving sending holiday cards through the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program before the post office box closes on December 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) During the holiday season, this Red Cross program delivers tens of thousands of cards to service members, veterans and their families at military hospitals and...