Cape Fear Red Cross

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 — The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed […]

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape […]

Cape Fear Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe 4th of July

Whether at the beach or in one’s backyard, follow these steps to enjoy the holiday. WILMINGTON, NC, June 27, 2012 — The Independence Day Holiday is just around the corner and many people will visit the beach, enjoy fireworks, or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue.   “The […]

Cape Fear Red Cross Holds 3rd Annual Run for the Red June 23rd

WILMINGTON, NC, June 7, 2012 – On June 23, 2012 the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross will host the 3rd Annual Run for the Red presented by CBS 10 WILM and Murphy-Brown, LLC. This 10K/5K race and 1 mile fun walk begins at 9am at the Mayfaire […]

Use Red Cross Tips to Prepare for Hurricane Season

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 27 through June 2   WILMINGTON, NC, May 29, 2012 – It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the American Red Cross reminds Cape Fear area residents to get prepared now. Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends on November 30.   And, with Tropical […]

Red Cross Issues Rip Current Safety Tips

WILMINGTON, NC, May 26, 2012 – Powerful storms are churning in the Atlantic Ocean, increasing the risk of powerful rip currents along the East Coast over the next few days. The American Red Cross advises anyone visiting eastern shore points to swim only on lifeguard-protected beaches, within the designated swimming […]