American Red Cross


2nd Annual Blood Drive, an 811 Day Event

Greensboro, North Carolina, September 12, 2013 –  North Carolina 811 held its 2nd annual blood drive on Friday, August 9, 2013 in recognition of 811 Day.  In 2012, NC811 Executive Director Louis Panzer envisioned that nationally, every 811 Call Center in the United States could stand together and save lives […]


Give the Gift of Life at the Aquarium

Roanoke Island, NC September 10, 2013 – Give the gift of life Thursday, Oct. 10, from 1-6 p.m. during the annual American Red Cross Blood Drive at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Donors meet Count Sharkula and can tour the Aquarium, as well has have a chance to […]


North Carolina 811 is partnering with the American Red Cross to save lives

We need your help!   NC811 will host their 2nd Annual Blood Drive on Friday, August 9, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:30pm at 2300 W. Meadowview Rd.,  Greensboro, NC 27407. Our vision is to make this a national initiative of collecting 811 gallons to meet the needs of saving lives. […]


Help NC 811 & the American Red Cross Save Lives

North Carolina 811 is partnering with the American Red Cross to save lives. We need your help!   Greensboro, NC July 29, 2013 – NC811 will host their 2nd Annual Blood Drive on Friday, August 9, 2013 at their office located at 2300 W. Meadowview Rd., Suite 227, Greensboro, NC […]


Red Cross Issues Safety Tips For 4th of July Holiday

Safely enjoy the beach, the fireworks and the backyard barbecue!   EASTERN, NC, July 2, 2013 — It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever people have planned, the American Red Cross wants them to enjoy their holiday and […]


Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter in Brunswick County

Rain and Flooding Force Families from their Homes 6:00pm UPDATE This is an update to the information below released earlier.  After an update from emergency management, the Red Cross shelter will be put on standby until further notice.  The residents affected by the flooding have chosen not to relocate to […]


Drive for Disaster Relief at Darlington Raceway Raises Nearly $5,000

Event gave fans the opportunity to drive on the track Too Tough To Tame for monetary donation to American Red Cross last Friday, June 21   DARLINGTON, SC June 24, 2013 – With hundreds of cars packed with excited race fans, the Drive for Disaster Relief held at Darlington Raceway […]


Red Cross Supports National Severe Weather Awareness Week

EASTERN NC, February 28, 2013 — National Severe Storm Preparedness Week is an opportunity for the American Red Cross to urge everyone to Be a Force of Nature and know what actions you should take if severe weather threatens your community. National Severe Weather Preparedness Week – March 3-9 – […]


32nd Annual Red Cross Gala & Auction

Proudly presented by UNCW and Aramark at UNCW’s Burney Center on March 16 WILMINGTON NC, February 27, 2013 – The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its 32nd Annual Red Cross Gala & Auction presented by UNCW and Aramark on Saturday evening, March 16, at UNCW’s […]


American Red Cross Issues Steps To Help Kids Avoid the Flu

January 11, 2013 — Health officials are reporting widespread influenza outbreaks in 47 of 50 states, up from just a week ago. One age group hit particularly hard is children and the American Red Cross has some steps parents can teach their kids to help them avoid getting sick. Some […]