2018 Heroes Soiree; A Night to Remember

The 2018 Heroes Soiree, presented by DCPMidstreamLP, was indeed a night to remember. The event, held at Wings Over The Rockies, had the perfect feel for the Heroic 1940’s theme. “What a night! We heard some fantastic, inspiring hero stories and we are getting a new emergency response vehicle!  To use 1940’s language, it was Read more about 2018 Heroes Soiree; A Night to Remember[…]

In Memoriam of George Sullivan; An Extraordinary Man

George Sullivan, Regional Preparedness & Response Manager for Colorado and Wyoming, unexpectedly passed away on the morning of February 14, 2018. George brought his vast experience to the Red Cross in 2008 first as a volunteer and then as a program coordinator in 2010 to launch dedicated preparedness programs for the chapter.  He has served Read more about In Memoriam of George Sullivan; An Extraordinary Man[…]

Easier Ways to Record Volunteer Hours

Ideally you record your volunteer hours right after you work, but we know this isn’t always possible.  Make recording time easier with these tips: Estimate your time – Having trouble remembering exactly how many hours you worked? Estimate your time as best you can. Remember past time can be entered at any time. Combine your Read more about Easier Ways to Record Volunteer Hours[…]

The Importance of Volunteer Hours

WY/CO Region Red Cross Volunteers, you are all so generous with your time that you often don’t take credit for the work you’re doing. However, the Red Cross organization needs to take as much credit as possible for your work to support our fundraising and business operations. Because volunteer hours are so important to us, Read more about The Importance of Volunteer Hours[…]

Enter Past Volunteer Hours Anytime Through Volunteer Connection

WY/CO Region Red Cross Volunteers – Did you know you can enter your past volunteer hours through Volunteer Connection no matter how long ago you worked? Well…you can. If you have “worked” hours since July 2017 that you didn’t have time record, please do it now! Remember that “work” includes the time to travel, prepare, Read more about Enter Past Volunteer Hours Anytime Through Volunteer Connection[…]

Disaster Relief for 108 people in December and Simple Steps to Save Lives

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, January 8, 2018 – On Average, Red Cross volunteers are responding to home fires two to three time each day in the two-state region. Nearly all of those calls for help come after a home fire.  “We’re deeply saddened for those who have been impacted by disaster, such Read more about Disaster Relief for 108 people in December and Simple Steps to Save Lives[…]

What it Means to Give Something that Means Something; End of Year Giving

You may have been hearing about the “Give Something that Means Something” campaign for the last couple of months. While that looks different for everyone, we thought we would take a minute to share with you what it looked like to one of our youngest donors. Shortly after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, Mackenzie, a young Read more about What it Means to Give Something that Means Something; End of Year Giving[…]

Making Holidays Brighter for Military Children

Story and Photos By Christina Mascarenas/American Red Cross Video by Bill Fortune/American Red Cross   The children of military families serve too. They endure the hardship and loneliness that comes with frequent moves and deployments. When one of the parents deploys, especially to a combat zone, the stress is hard to cope with. Because the Read more about Making Holidays Brighter for Military Children[…]

American Red Cross Active Shooter Training; A Story of Healing

  As part of the work of Save a Life Denver, the American Red Cross is growing a team of instructors to work with businesses and organizations and to prepare community members. On December 16, 2017 a Red Cross training was held to identify these special trainers. Dana Goldsmith, American Red Cross Disability Integration Specialist, Read more about American Red Cross Active Shooter Training; A Story of Healing[…]

Red Cross Holiday Gift Guide

3 Ways to ‘Give Something That Means Something’  This Holiday Season   After responding to a string of historic disasters, the American Red Cross is appealing to the public to “Give Something That Means Something” this holiday season. Throughout the Holiday Giving Season, donors can help bring hope and relief to children, families and communities Read more about Red Cross Holiday Gift Guide[…]