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Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 11:07 AM EST
Suzanne Horsley is a public relations professor at the University of Alabama and a long-time volunteer for the American Red Cross, helping with disaster response and incorporating work for the public good into her teaching, research and service responsibilities.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 10:58 AM EST
Stephanie Phillips' mother is alive today because of the medical care and 12 units of blood she received during heart operations. This experience inspired Stephanie to become a nurse and volunteer for the American Red Cross.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 10:37 AM EST
Nan Buzard is responsible for the international disaster response and programs of the American Red Cross. Nan believes disasters will always happen, but families and communities can better withstand and recover if provided with preparedness opportunities ahead of time.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 10:23 AM EST
Monica Owens is a Community Resilience Coordinator for the Red Cross in South Mississippi, pilot testing a new strategy for the Red Cross to build resilience at the community level by leveraging and connecting community networks.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM EST
Mahogany Thomas is a U.S. Probation Officer in Los Angeles, California who created the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, a friendly competition among Southern California’s badge-carrying agencies to determine which agency can donate the most blood, and ultimately help save the most lives.
Posted byon September 5, 2012 at 2:52 PM EST
Posted byon August 31, 2012 at 4:16 PM EST
Two years after his visit to Fort Bliss that marked the end of the combat mission in Iraq, President Obama returned there today to speak to the troops, and discuss his commitment to standing by those who served as the nation winds down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 1:23 PM EST
As Isaac continues moving north, federal emergency personnel are still monitoring its progress and mobilizing to provide relief for those in its path.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 12:31 PM EST
On August 31st, 2010, President Obama announced the end of combat missions in Iraq. Two years later, the President will speak to troops at Fort Bliss, Texas and we're calling on all Americans to share their messages of thanks and support for our veterans, troops, and military families.
Posted byon August 29, 2012 at 10:34 AM EST
Here's more information about the ongoing efforts to respond to Hurricane Isaac.