Hero Award for 2019 Colorado Springs Hometown Heroes Dinner

Title Sponsor – Phil Long Automotive Group Everyday in our community ordinary people perform extraordinary acts of compassion, community service and heroism. The American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado celebrates those heroes at the annual Colorado Springs Hometown Heroes dinner that will be held at the Broadmoor, Rocky Mountain Ball Room in Colorado Springs on Read more about Hero Award for 2019 Colorado Springs Hometown Heroes Dinner[…]

Red Cross Welcomes State of the Art Emergency Response Vehicle

Denver, February 13, 2019: On Thursday, February 14 between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., the American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming will showcase its new Emergency Response Vehicle in Denver, Colorado at its Mile High chapter, 444 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203. The new emergency response vehicle will play a critical role in Red Read more about Red Cross Welcomes State of the Art Emergency Response Vehicle[…]

Being Deaf Doesn’t Prevent You from Saving a Life

All it takes to save someone’s life are hands and a heart willing to help. The hands can act as the heart and force blood to circulate through the body even though the heart has stopped. Properly trained, hands can bring back life. But hands don’t do It alone. It takes a heart that is Read more about Being Deaf Doesn’t Prevent You from Saving a Life[…]

Red Cross Helps 173 People in January

Denver, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 – American Red Cross staff and volunteers responded to 65 disaster events in January 2019 down from 88 in January of 2018. We provided help and hope to 173 people during the month. Our disaster workers also played a significant role in the recovery effort for the Camp Fire in Read more about Red Cross Helps 173 People in January[…]

Pass Around the Nachos, Not the Flu!

Tips to help you avoid the flu during your Super Bowl party. By Kate Walters, American Red Cross Volunteer On Sunday, February 3, fans, friends and families across America will be gathering at Super Bowl parties to watch the big game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. If you’re going to Read more about Pass Around the Nachos, Not the Flu![…]

Heroes Selected for Pueblo Hometown Heroes Dinner

Red Cross Announces Hero Awards for 2019 Pueblo Hometown Heroes Dinner 2 Pueblo, CO, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — Everyday in our community ordinary people perform extraordinary acts of compassion, community service and heroism. The American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado celebrates those heroes at the annual Pueblo Hometown Heroes dinner that will be held Read more about Heroes Selected for Pueblo Hometown Heroes Dinner[…]

Volunteers Work to Make Homes Safer in Pueblo West

Story by Melissa Stewart, American Red Cross Every eight minutes, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster. The vast majority of those disasters are home fires. The chances of escaping a home fire increase dramatically with functional smoke alarms and an evacuation plan. The American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign in October Read more about Volunteers Work to Make Homes Safer in Pueblo West[…]

Making Colorado Homes Safer

The American Red Cross of Colorado will be hard at work making homes safer in Greeley and Pueblo West. In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service, January 21, 2019, Red Cross volunteers, local fire departments and community volunteers will be making homes safer by installing free smoke alarms in the communities Read more about Making Colorado Homes Safer[…]

Wash Your Hands, Don’t Spread the Flu!

Story and photos by Beth Bernhardt, American Red Cross The Flu is back and all of us need to be better about washing our hands to avoid spreading germs. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in this flu season, we have had nearly 1,200 people hospitalized and 1 child fatality. The Read more about Wash Your Hands, Don’t Spread the Flu![…]