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American Red Cross

The official account of the American Red Cross.

Washington, DC

Joined on 2 June, 2007

http://redcross.org

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As we continue to battle #COVID19, we take a moment to honor those who have lost their lives. We're all in this fight together. #COVIDMemorial.

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Across the country, Red Cross volunteers help provide comfort and care to families impacted by disasters every day. Tap here to join our team to help make a difference: . #ResolvetoVolunteer

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Quoted @RedCross

Today at 12:30 p.m. ET, we're going live on Instagram with @MichelleWKwan to talk about the importance of convalescent plasma for #COVID19 patients. Join us here:

We're live now! Head over to our Instagram account to join us:

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Replying to @RedCrossCCR: Wildfire conditions in January? Just last Friday, our team from the Pacific Coast chapter opened a temporary evacuation po…

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Wildfire conditions in January? Just last Friday, our team from the Pacific Coast chapter opened a temporary evacuation point in Thousand Oaks in response to the #ErbesFire

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer, get started at

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1/5 #RedCross teams across #Indonesia are hard at work helping communities affected by a range of emergencies including deadly flooding, landslides and earthquakes, and an erupting volcano.

Red Cross teams from @palangmerah are working around the clock to provide relief for multiple disasters across Indonesia. Flooding, landslides, an earthquake and volcano – learn more in this thread ⬇️

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How are you spending your #MLKDay of Service? @RedCrossENY Youth Volunteer Maddie Adams is walking 1,800 steps in her community to encourage others to volunteer.

Learn more ways you can get engaged today:

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At 10 months old, Peter was diagnosed with cancer and needed over 50 blood transfusions to save his life. Today, Peter gives those units back and more by hosting blood drives.

We hope Peter’s story inspires you to help others. Tap here to get started:

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As COVID-19 continues, military and veteran families are utilizing the Red Cross Military and Veteran Care Network more than ever to stay connected with each other.

Read how these isolated families have kept the network growing in numbers:

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This #BloodDonorMonth, we want to thank our donors. When you give blood, platelets or plasma through Jan. 20, you'll be automatically entered to win a 65'' TV & $500 gift card!

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Red Cross rescue teams are searching for survivors after an earthquake hit Sulawesi, Indonesia. Ambulance crews, @palangmerah volunteers, water tankers, shelters and face masks are being rushed by plane and land to help. #PMISelaluBantu

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Keep kids socially connected during #COVID19 by writing cards to loved ones and video chatting with family.

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Replying to @RedCrossLA: “I get to help people on their worst day,” Red Cross volunteer David Aks said. “It’s an amazing feeling to bring comfort &…

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In an emotional plea, a Nebraska news anchor shares how CPR helped saved his 13-day-old infant's life and urges parents to take steps now to get trained.

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Thank you to the quilting group that made beautiful quilts and donated them to our @redcrossak region for families affected by devastating home fires. They'll help provide comfort when people need it most. ❤️ #EndHomeFires

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Looking for things to add to your #NewYearsResolution list? Consider learning a lifesaving skill, like CPR or First Aid. Tap here to get started:

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“I get to help people on their worst day,” Red Cross volunteer David Aks said. “It’s an amazing feeling to bring comfort & care into the hands of people who have just lost their home & everything in it. That feels good, like I’ve made a difference in somebody's life today."

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Sabrina Allen of Lake Charles, LA, is a single mother to two special-needs girls. While evacuated for #HurricaneLaura, Red Cross shelter workers helped Sabrina secure important supplies, like a hospital bed and lift.

“People I didn’t even know adopted my family,” she said.

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“One of the most rewarding parts of disaster relief is taking the opportunity to talk to the evacuees."

Volunteering your time can be a rewarding experience, just take it from @RedCrossUtah volunteer Kallie Bunnell. #ResolvetoVolunteer today at .

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🙅🏽‍♀️ Don't use hand sanitizer on your pets! #TuesdayThoughts

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