AMERICAN RED CROSS
After doing some searching online I found many great websites that were about the American Red Cross. It is a very important social issue that is involved in the Twin Cities and all over the United States. If you choose to help the American Red Cross their are many different types of actions that you can take. We all know the Red Cross responds in times of disaster and helps patients in need through blood services. But did you know that they also provide transportation to help seniors live more independently, teach teenagers babysitting skills and relay emergency messages between military members and their loved ones? The Twin Cities Area Red Cross does this and much more every day. Learn more about them and get involved today. Here is a list of the duties that you can take part in to give back to the community:
Whether it's around the corner or around the world, the Red Cross is there after a disaster providing food, shelter, counseling, comfort and hope.
First aid, CPR, Babysitter's Training, swimming lessons, Nurse Assistant Training and more. Everyday we train people in our community to save lives. Learn about our classes, free community presentations, multicultural programs and workplace training.
From transportation services, free health and safety presentations and Lifeline program, the Twin Cities Red Cross has a number of services specifically for seniors.
Emergency Social Services
After hours crisis counseling when people need it most. Our trained counselors help community members with issues of domestic violence, suicide and chemical abuse.
Armed Forces Emergency Services
The Red Cross supports military members and their families by providing emergency communication, financial assistance and support.
Learn more about how the American Red Cross works with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to help people around the world prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
The idea to give back by helping the American Red Cross is so that you can touch someone's life, you can save someone's life and you can enrich your own life. Many highschools take part in having blood drives and I know many people that have given blood. It is a quick and easy task that you can do to really give back to someone in need. The Twin Cities Red Cross helps people prevent and respond to emergencies every day. Their vital work is made possible by people like you. By volunteering with the American Red Cross, you can make a huge difference in the lives of your neighbors. To contact the American Red Cross you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org. I really believe that this a great organization to donate your time to and I don't think that many would disagree. You may need help one day from the American Red Cross just as someone needs your help today. Blood donors are everyday people with a desire to give back to their community. They are high school students, business executives and everyone in between-people with a generous spirit, whose gift means life to patients in need.
Whether at a blood drive in a community or at a donation center in the city, every blood donor plays an integral role in the delivery of modern healthcare. Many diseases, surgeries and conditions require blood transfusions in order for treatments to be successful and recovery to be possible. Because each unit of blood is separated into three components - red cells, platelets and plasma - each donation can help to save up to three lives. The need for blood is constant. On average, just 5 percent of eligible individuals donate blood despite that 95 percent of Americans will need blood at some point in their lives. Seeing this fact will hopfully change some peoples mind and go make a difference today for someone else. GIVE BACK!