Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter and Harlem Globetrotters Partner to Bring Help and Hope to Families


Red Cross Rhode Island: 100 Years Strong

By: Joanna Proctor, American Red Cross It isn't every year that you turn 100 years old, especially when every day of those 100 years has been dedicated to the service of others. Last year the Rhode Island Red Cross did just that and celebrated in style throughout the year, to showcase the achievements of the... Continue Reading →

March is Red Cross Month!

By: Stefanie Arcangelo, American Red Cross March comes in like a lion as the saying goes and that is certainly true for the Connecticut and Rhode Island Region of the American Red Cross! March kicks off Red Cross Month and also a flurry of events and activities across Connecticut and Rhode Island. March has been... Continue Reading →

Red Cross Offers Winter Safety Tips

Frigid air is predicted for Rhode Island and the American Red Cross has steps people can take to stay safe during this hazardous weather. COLD WEATHER SAFETY TIPS Here are ten ways to stay safe during this round of cold temperatures: 1. Wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm. Gloves and a hat will... Continue Reading →

Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Jan Radke, American Red Cross As we observe Holocaust Remembrance Day this week it is hard to imagine the horror and scale of such atrocities. “Never again!” was the cry of leaders in the United States and around the world after the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a genocide in which Hitler’s Nazi Germany killed... Continue Reading →

Genocide Awareness Month Continues

Last month, you may have read in the news that the former Bosnian leader, Radovan Karadzic, was convicted of genocide.  A United Nations Tribunal convicted Mr. Karadzic of genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the Siege of Sarajevo and the mass killings of thousands of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in... Continue Reading →

April is Genocide Awareness Month

Many of us have heard stories of genocide in history class or the news.  Maybe you’ve seen the movie Hotel Rwanda, learned about the Nazi’s massacre of Jews in World War II, or heard George Clooney speaking out against mass killings in Darfur. No matter where or how you have heard about genocide, it remains... Continue Reading →

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