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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Dec 15, 2020

On October 24, 2020, Gail Renfro heard a smoke alarm sound in her bedroom - a smoke alarm installed by the Red Cross four years earlier.  Her home was destroyed that day, and the smoke alarm is being credited with saving her life.  In this episode, Gail is reunited with the Red Cross personnel who installed...

Nov 19, 2020

5 Red Cross volunteers who physically deployed to help victims of large-scale disasters in 2020 talk about their experiences. Mahogany Coward, Jani Memorich, Callene Derrick, Monica Bunner and Debby Levison tell us where they went, what they did to help people, and what they did to stay safe in the era of COVID-19.

Nov 3, 2020

Jessica Tischler, Regional Service to the Armed Forces Program Director, explains the vital services provided by the American Red Cross to members of the military, veterans and their families.  And Jessica Franco, SAF volunteer, explains her role and her reason for volunteering to help the armed forces through the Red...

Sep 15, 2020

Kim Kroh, executive director of the American Red Cross of Heartland, Stark and Muskingum Lakes is joined by disaster program manager Tim Reichel and volunteers Tom Johnson, Dan Best and Brook Harless, who tells a compelling story about the reason she became a Red Cross volunteer.

Sep 2, 2020

Todd James, the executive director of the American Red Cross of North Central Ohio, is joined by volunteer Steve Mahler and disaster program managers Adam Warnament and Lora Taylor to highlight the service area that includes Erie, Hancock, Huron, Lorain, Putnam, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties in Ohio.