American Red Cross Provides Valuable Information at Calaveras Recovers Open House

On January 22, local American Red Cross volunteers joined about 20 other organizations and more than 100 Butte Fire survivors at the “Rebuilding Calaveras: A New Beginning” open house, sponsored by Calaveras Recovers, held in Mountain Ranch, CA. Attendees were offered free expert advice on home building such as, tips on how to hire a… Read More American Red Cross Provides Valuable Information at Calaveras Recovers Open House

Home Fire Campaign – Reaching Secluded Areas

This past Saturday, February 6, 2016, Red Cross volunteers gathered around to knock on doors and help save lives at the Columbia Sky Mobile Home Park in Tuolumne County. Together with the Tuolumne Fire Department about a dozen volunteers met on the brisk Saturday morning to participate in the first Home Fire Campaign canvassing event in… Read More Home Fire Campaign – Reaching Secluded Areas

Red Cross App uses Gaming to Teach Youth about Disasters

  A new version of the American Red Cross Monster Guard: Prepare for Emergencies App is now available to help save lives through gaming. Children between the ages of 7 and 11 learn ways to prepare and stay safe in home fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other disasters by role-playing as different monster characters. “The… Read More Red Cross App uses Gaming to Teach Youth about Disasters

16-year-old Risks His Life to Save his Siblings

By Marlene Stamper, Public Affairs Volunteer Bryan Arellanos is a soft-spoken 16-year-old who attends Tokay High School in Lodi, CA. He loves race cars, video games, and above all else, Bryan Arellanos, loves his family. He bravely demonstrated his love on December 31, 2015. On that day, Bryan suffered second degree burns over much of… Read More 16-year-old Risks His Life to Save his Siblings