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[…]

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![…]

Red Cross Response to Hurricane Florence Continues

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Thousands of people in North Carolina and South Carolina still face immediate danger from Florence’s devastating river flooding. The American Red Cross is helping across 60,000 square miles of the southeast, a response which could grow as flooding continues in the coming days. See how the threat from this deadly storm is Read more about Red Cross Response to Hurricane Florence Continues[…]

Thirty-two Colorado & Wyoming Red Cross Volunteer Responders Head Out in Response to Threat of Hurricane Florence

  Workers are travelling to the East Coast now to prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Florence next week Colorado Springs, CO, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – Thirty-two members of the Colorado & Wyoming Red Cross will be sent to the states of North and South Carolina and Virginia as part of a Read more about Thirty-two Colorado & Wyoming Red Cross Volunteer Responders Head Out in Response to Threat of Hurricane Florence[…]