Last year’s wildfire season was a traumatic one for families and communities in Oregon, California and other states across the western U.S. In Oregon, some of the most destructive wildfires in state history destroyed thousands of homes, while multiple California blazes consumed over 4.1 million acres. In response, the American Red Cross was there with … Continue reading Red Cross Stands with Residents Devastated by 2020 Wildfire Season
The incredibly destructive Creek Fire in Fresno and Madera Counties has impacted thousands of Central Valley residents — learn more about our Red Cross disaster relief efforts to support those affected.
by Dave Wagner, Public Affairs Volunteer “The Red Cross responds to more than 60,000 emergencies each year,” said the team leader standing at the front of the room. ‘Yeah,’ I thought, sitting in the classroom filled with new recruits, ‘I’ve responded to a few thousand emergencies myself.’ “The Disaster Action Team provides shelter for people … Continue reading Your Local Red Cross Needs You