Holding each other tightly, norma and her children watched as their home in #ocoxaltepec, #mexico collapsed into rubble during a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. as she shared her story, she said, “i felt that we weren’t alone. we thank the red cross for all they gave to us. thank you for remembering us.” @cruzroja_mx
Meet frances reed elliott davis who was the first african-american #nurse to officially register with the red cross in 1918. we thank you for your meaningful contribution to our mission and the field of nursing. #blackhistorymonth
“they saved our lives. they saved our family’s lives. and without them, none of us would be here.” ❤️ this family is alive today because smoke alarms alerted them of a late night fire in their #iowa home. just 17 days before, these smoke alarms were installed as part of the #redcross effort to keep families safe across the country. #endhomefires
Almost 6 months after lombok was struck by multiple #earthquakes, some #students are going back to classes in rebuilt and repaired schools. other classrooms remain damaged. @palangmerah_indonesia teams continue to visit children to help them cope with their fears following the series of disasters. in addition to distributing school supplies, volunteers engage children in games and role playing to introduce hygiene education. for its part, the american red cross has contributed millions to the relief and recovery on the island, in addition to deploying disaster specialists. #lombok, #indonesia.
Meet dr. jerome holland, a passionate blood research advocate and the first african american to serve as chairman on our board of governors in 1979. we thank you for your important work to further the red cross mission. #blackhistorymonth
Ready for sunday’s big game? 🏈🏈 @georgiaredcross is gearing up too. in the last several days, our disaster workers have helped more than 130 people after home and apartment fires in metro #atlanta. to continue that high level of service this weekend, we centralized volunteers and supplies at our atlanta headquarters. and we’ll be ready to respond within our area of expertise, day or night. #endhomefires#sbliii#rams#patriots