Long Beach American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.
Home fires kill an average of seven people every day across the nation, and cause approximately $7 billion in direct property damage every year.
The Long Beach Fire Department is excited to work in partnership with the American Red Cross as they launch their Home Fire Preparedness Campaign on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Children are our future… and the importance of donating blood for them, and the millions more who need your help each year, has caused Los Altos United Methodist Church to open its doors for an American Red Cross blood drive on Children’s Sunday, October 12th.
Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. They can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. Imagine yourself and your family after a major earthquake: stranded, no food, no water, no phone, and no plan.
The Team Red Cross app helps connect Long Beach volunteers with up-to-the-minute needs of the local nonprofit during and after a disaster.
The American Red Cross has launched the Team Red Cross App, which allows people to sign up to help, get an overview on basic tasks and receive notifications about Red Cross disaster volunteer opportunities in their community.
On January 13th, St. Anthony High School hosted its annual American Red Cross Blood Drive in the Jack Errion Gymnasium on campus. The Drive was organized by Mr. Joe Banfield, SAHS faculty member, who reported that student participation was up again this year with increased awareness of the need for blood donors.
The City of Long Beach Department of Health, with assistance from the American Red Cross, has announced the dates for the 2012 Annual Flu Clinics. This year’s walk-in flu clinics will begin on October 23, 2012, and continue through November 30, 2012.
The American Red Cross is launching its official Earthquake App today and putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit earthquake prone areas.
This free app—available in English or Spanish—is the third in a series created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in emergency preparedness, for use on both iPhone and Android platforms.
In an effort to have Long Beach remember those who serve our country in the military, the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation and the City of Long Beach are launching the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Banners project on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9am.
On Saturday, May 21st, the Greater Long Beach Chapter (GLBC) of the American Red Cross, Long Beach City College Carson Campus and the Long Beach Fire Department will host the 16th Annual CPR Saturday, presented by BP, at Long Beach City College Liberal Arts Campus.
Supervisor Don Knabe
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe encouraged all County residents and employees to consider making a financial contribution to the American Red Cross, in a motion at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting.