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Cross Blog: Red Cross news and views from Oregon and beyond

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The official blog for the Oregon Chapters of the American Red Cross. A fun, informative and varied look inside our Oregon chapters and Pacific Northwest Blood Services.

Red Cross communications volunteer Patrick Wilson goes behind the scenes to talk with volunteers across the Cascades Region to delve into what they do, and how and why they do it. Take a moment to read some of these wonderful stories and recognize our volunteer heroes!

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The following message comes from Lesa, one of our incredible emergency warming center volunteers. Lesa was a familiar face at our warming centers, and she spent several nights staying awake to assist people who needed a warm place do sleep. Spring is fast approaching, the buds on the tre

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. Eileen Clark has been unconsciously preparing to be a Red C

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This blog post was contributed by AmeriCorps member Emma Reim. Emma serves as the youth preparedness coordinator for the Cascades Region of the Red Cross and works to increase youth preparedness across Oregon and Southwest Washington. FIRST® LEGO® League (FL

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes  look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission.

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes  look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission.

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On Saturday, Nov. 16, nine-year-old Kaylee Little was one of the hundreds of people who participated in the second annual Cause + Event Race in Beaverton. The race raises money for a variety of local non-profit organizations, and this year Kaylee worked hard to support the Red Cross.

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes  look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. Tom McAdams began donating blood almost 15 years ago because he

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes  look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission.

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The following message is from Cascades Region Chief Operating Officer Eric Corliss.

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-scenes  look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission.

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Cascades Region Chief Operating Officer Eric Corliss recently visited a local elementary school to talk about  Red Cross services and thank students for their support. Read Eric's story about his visit and learn more about this special project.

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Red Cross volunteer profiles are written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson and provide a behind-the-

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Get ready to "drop, cover, hold on AND selfie!" Tomorrow is the Great ShakeOut, and the Cascades Region of the American Red Cross is excited to host a selfies Twitter contest. Hold that camera, aim it toward your face, make a silly expression and click! You have a selfie!

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment. Tom McCann had a career with the U.S. Army and was a volunteer fire

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment.

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment.

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Earlier this month, 19 high school students from 10 Southwest Washington high schools met at the Pearson Air Museum to model vintage Red Cross clothing for a fundraising calendar. Once published, the calendar will cost $12 and will profit local Red Cross clubs. To learn more about this shoot, we asked 12th grade s

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a glimpse at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment.

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Meghan O'Hara recently joined the Oregon Pacific Chapter of the Red Cross as its new executive director. To get to know her, we asked Meghan a few questions.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 4, more than 40 people from across the country met at a conference center in Turner, Ore. to learn about their new assignments in AmeriCorps, a national program designed to engage people in intensive community service work with the goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs in the community

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Last week our local volunteer Cindy Ward set up a Red Cross outreach booth at the IBM employee charitable contribution campaign kickoff event. Do you have what it takes to run a Red Cross booth and share life-saving preparedness tips to the community? Read about Cindy’s experience.

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a weekly glimpse at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment

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Our Volunteer Profile series, written by communications volunteer Patrick Wilson, offers a weekly glimpse at some of the incredible people who help to deliver our mission. We are grateful for their compassion and commitment.

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This week more than 30 members of the Oregon State Services Corps graduated in Portland’s scenic Overlook Park capping off 11 months of devoted service to improving lives, strengthening communities and fostering civic engagement through service and volunteering.Karly Workman and Ryan McGoldrick, two of ou

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