September 18, 2018

A big thanks to all who have stepped forward to help communities affected by Hurricane Florence. With the support of donors like you, the American Red Cross is helping people in North Carolina and multiple states impacted by Hurricane Florence. By providing food and sh...

September 4, 2018

It’s National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to get your household ready for an emergency. The American Red Cross urges everyone to make sure they are prepared for a disaster and not wait until an emergency occurs and it’s too late.This is the time of year when h...

August 13, 2018

Food safety tips to help you determine if your food is safe to eat after a power outage. 

Heat waves, violent storms and other natural events – as well as some man-made ones – can cause sudden power outages. Outages of any length can be frustrating and troublesome, and...

August 12, 2018

If you're planning on hitting the highway, the American Red Cross offers these important car travel safety tips to help get you to your destination safely.

Prepare for Driving

  • Carry a Disaster Supplies Kit in your trunk.

  • Pack high protein snacks, water, Fi...

July 24, 2018

Alabama – Multi-Family Fire and Single-Family Fire 

A multi-family fire in Perry County affected residents on Saturday. The American Red Cross provided assistance with immediate shelter, food and health and mental health services. 

A single-family fire in Montgo...

July 18, 2018

Real-life Story #1- Teen lifeguard Reid Heiser is a true lifesaver. As soon as he heard that a man collapsed from a heart attack on nearby tennis courts, he sprung into action. Putting his Red Cross CPR training to use, Reid kept Jim Hammer alive for 11 minutes until E...