Category Archives: Fundraising

Vacation Lodge – After the Fire

By Sheridan Becht, Red Cross Volunteer When Jack returned to his extended stay motel after a long day of shuttling families to theme parks in his taxi specially equipped to handle wheelchairs, he found his neighbors standing in the parking … Continue reading

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Mid-Florida Region Volunteer Heads to Texas

Mid-Florida Region Sends First Volunteer to Texas Ahead of Alex More volunteers could be deployed in the coming days.  (Winter Haven) June 30, 2010 – As Hurricane Alex churns through the Gulf of Mexico toward south Texas and Mexico, the … Continue reading

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So Fly and So Flip

New Flip Cameras Will Help Connect to and Educate the Public on the Red Cross A new set of Flip cameras, thanks to some generous donors, will help us connect with you and give you more information about the Red … Continue reading

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Use Spring Cleaning to Turn Clothes into Cash for the Red Cross

So you’re doing spring cleaning and you have some clothes you want to donate to charity. Where do you want to take them? Well, if you want to help your American Red Cross Mid-Florida Region get ready for hurricane season, … Continue reading

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Cellphones save lives

TEXT “HAITI” to 90999 This mobile fundraising initiative is a partnership between the American Red Cross, Mobile Accord and the mGive Foundation that is supported by the U.S. State Department. Customers of participating wireless carriers can text message “HAITI” to … Continue reading

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American Red Cross is gathering help for Haiti

Haiti, our neighbor in the Caribbean Sea, has just suffered a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The American Red Cross is gathering help to provide disaster relief to the people in Haiti and is asking for your help. So far, American Red … Continue reading

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Give Gifts and Donate to the American Red Cross this year

http://tinyurl.com/ylppkvy (Orlando) Nov. 23, 2009 — It’s tough this year for many families looking at having happy holidays while still trying to make ends meet. The American Red Cross understands this struggle. Every day and night we have people who … Continue reading

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Local Red Cross volunteers are helping Southeast residents cope with a flooding nightmare

(Orlando) — Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 — It is now two weeks since heavy rains flooded areas all across the Southeastern states. Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers and staff, including two from Brevard County, continue providing hope and stability for … Continue reading

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American Red Cross responds to flooding in the Southeast

Did you hear that the American Red Cross has been responding to the floods across the Southeast? Read about it – http://tiny.cc/XAI6x #fb less than 5 seconds agoDid you hear that the American Red Cross has been responding to the … Continue reading

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Telethon for Mid-Florida Region raises awareness, funds

(Orlando) August 14, 2008 – With storms forming in the Atlantic Ocean and approaching the islands and mainlands of North America, the message to get ready and support the Red Cross can not come too soon. That message was loud … Continue reading

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