Red Cross Helps with Britania Fire Evacuations

Cheyenne, WY, Thursday, August 30, 2018 – the American Red Cross of Wyoming continued to provide support for people evacuated due to the Britania Wildfire.  Wednesday afternoon an evacuation center was opened at the Senior Services Center Annex in Wheatland following a mandatory evacuation order due to rapid fire growth. The fire, north of Wheatland, Read more about Red Cross Helps with Britania Fire Evacuations[…]

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[…]

Spider Prompts Smoke Alarm Installation

Story and photos by Christina Mascarenas/American Red Cross Pueblo – A pesky spider, setting off fire alarms in the Sandoval house, created a concern for Tom Sandoval since his hearing-impaired son wasn’t waking up when the alarm went off. “That’s my baby, he’s my youngest,” Tom said with a smile.  “Three nights in a row, Read more about Spider Prompts Smoke Alarm Installation[…]

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[…]