Arizonans Join American Red Cross in Addressing Urgent Needs During Unprecedented Time

One year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, people have stepped up to address the emotional needs of families reeling from the coronavirus and 2020’s recordbreaking disasters. Last year, more than 1,500 people across Arizona became new Red Cross volunteers to support urgent disaster and essential blood donation needs. In addition, thousands […]

Blood Emergency: Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood And Platelet Donors

Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care. About 450 fewer blood drives […]

Red Cross Honors Four Phoenix Residents for Outstanding Volunteer Work

Four Phoenix residents will be honored by the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter for their exceptional volunteer work helping disaster victims. The Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter serves 4.8 million people across Maricopa, Pinal and Gila counties, as well as Luke Air Force Base.  About 530 adult and youth volunteers are trained to use […]

Give Blood, See Sharks for Free Give Blood, See Sharks for Free

There is a call for blood during Shark Week. People can help save lives and get closer to sharks and other marine life with the American Red Cross at the SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium Shark Week Blood Drive on Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle in […]

Red Cross Specialist From Phoenix Helps Organization Open New Office in Baghdad

By Mike Saucier Opening a Red Cross office in Baghdad is not an enterprise many are able to undertake. But for Kimberly Chromicz, it’s a means of doing what she likes to do – which is to help make life easier for American service members, civilians, and contractors in Iraq. Chromicz, a Red Cross specialist […]