Be Red Cross Ready – Creating a 72-hour emergency kit – Part 1

September is National Preparedness Month and we in Colorado like to stay prepared for just about anything. Putting together a disaster kit my sound daunting but in reality it is a simple process that can be turned into a family learning experience. This week we will take a look at creating a 72-hour kit in Read more about Be Red Cross Ready – Creating a 72-hour emergency kit – Part 1[…]

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[…]

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[…]

10 Holiday Cooking Safety Tips from Red Cross

Cooking is leading cause of home fires. Smoke alarms and other precautions can help prevent them.     Millions of people will gather for Thanksgiving to enjoy time with loved ones and a delicious holiday dinner this week. With cooking being the number one cause of home fires, the American Red Cross recommends that everyone Read more about 10 Holiday Cooking Safety Tips from Red Cross[…]