• Nearly 35 youths are trained with vital skills to care responsibly for children, stay safe at home alone and handle basic health emergencies;
• Approximately 100 Red Cross volunteers provide these lifesaving programs and services; and
• More than 1,500 units of blood are collected.
Red Cross Month is observed in dedication of everyone who supports our mission. We are grateful to people for their generosity which enables us to continue our work, and encourage everyone to become an everyday hero during Red Cross Month by helping their neighbors.
Amber Wood is the executive director of the Gateway Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.