38-40 Giving to the Red Cross

 

These happy paintings brighten Chelsee Ryan’s playroom. The Ryan’s decided a great way to give is by donating blood to the Red Cross. By donating blood you help save lives!

Here are some benefits of donating from the Red Cross website:

Benefits of Donating

Benefits of Donating

  • It feels great to donate!
  • You get free juice and delicious cookies.
  • It’s something you can spare  most people have blood to spare… yet, there is still not enough to go around
  • You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed  most people don’t think they’ll ever need blood, but many do.
  • You will be someone’s hero  in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.

If the thought of giving blood is intimidating you can still help by volunteering.

Benefits of Volunteering with the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • Have fun and meet new people
  • Gain career experience and learn new skills
  • Be part of a large humanitarian organization
  • Make your own schedule – work when and where you can
  • Earn documented service hours
  • Build your resume and gain experience
  • Receive training and support
  • Participate in volunteer recognition activities
Generous volunteers who give their time and talents help fulfill the American Red Cross mission. Whether you are interested in working at a local blood drive or in an office setting, we have volunteer opportunities available for you.

Getting started as a Red Cross volunteer is easy. Just click on the start button below and our Volunteer Connection tool will guide you through the process.

Find out more information about how you and your family can get involved and save lives at https://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood

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Thank you Ryan’s for sharing a great way you can give back!

-Lauren

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