Author Archives: Triangle Red Cross

Red Cross service spans decades for local volunteer

  Every Tuesday morning, Dayl Dougherty is the first person to greet visitors at the Red Cross Triangle Chapter office on Peartree Lane in Raleigh. Dayl, a retired nurse, volunteers at the chapter’s front desk, answering phones, fielding questions, and comforting families … Continue reading

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Red Cross member returns from deployment to Kuwait

By Sigrid Ehlers  JACKSONILLE, NC – At a military base in Kuwait, two women bond over stories about their families. One woman is Kuwaiti and the other is a staff member of the American Red Cross. Debra Moore, who was … Continue reading

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Open Letter from a Home Fire Survivor

To Whom It May Concern: What is the American Red Cross? This is a question that I didn’t know the answer, too, until tragedy struck my family. You have an idea, but do you really know? On February 25, 2014 … Continue reading

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What Does the American Red Cross Do for the Armed Services?

Well, actually quite a bit, and we want to make sure active/retired service personnel and their families know what support is available to them. On Friday, December 12th, a small band of Red Cross volunteers attended the National Guard’s retiree … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Donor Inducted into the Fenwal Donation Hall of Fame

Cary resident, Michael Zapata, Jr. recognized for commitment to blood donation Thursday, Nov. 6 at Durham Blood Donation Center. American Red Cross blood and platelet donor Michael Zapata, Jr. is one of 15 donors nationwide inducted into the Donation Hall … Continue reading

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Recognizing our volunteers in Coastal Carolina – Newbern, NC

The American Red Cross- Coastal Carolina Chapter, Newbern, N.C. held its Volunteer Recognition event on October 16th at the Broadcreek Recreation Center. Approximately 30 volunteers attended the program that highlighted the services and programs the Red Cross has done in … Continue reading

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Sampson County Fire Claims Lives, Inspires Hope

by: James Jarvis, American Red Cross Andre Smith, or ‘Dre as his friends called him, loved video games, playing basketball, and watching professional wrestling. At ten years old, he was a full-loving child who always had a smile on his … Continue reading

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