Red Cross Annual Preparedness on the Square

We are getting down to the wire and really need volunteers to assist us with one of our annual events, Preparedness on the Square.    Thank you to those volunteers that have already responded and made a commitment to help us at this event.  Please, please, please…check your calendars and see if you are available… Continue reading Red Cross Annual Preparedness on the Square

Red Cross Volunteers Needed

The Houston Area Red Cross is in need of volunteers!  If you can help out at one of the following dates or locations, please contact Lesley Williams via email or call 713-313-1625.  Click the “READ MORE” link to see the opportunities.

Red Cross Disaster Services Classes

Disaster training is offered every other month through 4-day mini-institutes at the Greater Houston Area Red Cross Chapter Headquarters at 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston. Disaster classes are also offered at various other times, both at Chapter Headquarters and at the Houston area branch offices. In addition, some disaster classes may be taken as online self-study… Continue reading Red Cross Disaster Services Classes

Red Cross Thanks for Participation in Share the Warmth Coat Drive

The Red Cross would like to thank as one of the generous contributors to it’s 2nd Annual Share the Warmth Coat Drive.  Through the contributions of so many wonderful community partners, they were able to distribute over 250 coats, sweaters and blankets to families in need throughout our area.  With the weather being as… Continue reading Red Cross Thanks for Participation in Share the Warmth Coat Drive

Merry Christmas From

“…I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40 would like to thank each and every person who has volunteered their time this year.  Servefest 2008 at West Houston Charter School was a huge success.  We had over 350 volunteers… Continue reading Merry Christmas From

Click To Make A Difference

“Our World Gives” Partnership with the Western Union Foundation and Facebook. The Western Union Foundation recently announced a partnership, “Our World Gives,” with Facebook to give its members the opportunity to vote and express their support toward a group of non-governmental organizations, including the American Red Cross. Beginning October 10, Facebook users can make their… Continue reading Click To Make A Difference

Vans & Drivers Needed in Galveston for Red Cross Shelter

Currently about 300 evacuees remain in the Red Cross Shelter on Galveston Island.  Many are without transportation which is desperately needed in order for them to meet with their FEMA inspectors and move their families and belongings into safe housing.    Individuals with cars or vans are asked to contact Carolyn Shell of the American… Continue reading Vans & Drivers Needed in Galveston for Red Cross Shelter

Share the Warmth This Holiday Season

(An American Red Cross Service Project) The American Red Cross Western Branch Office is looking for help in collecting gently used or new coats, sweaters, and jackets of all sizes, to be distributed to our clients in need.  Donations of these Items will be accepted until November 21st, 2008. Please drop off any of these items at The… Continue reading Share the Warmth This Holiday Season

Compassion Katy – Compassion in Action

As our volunteer team is growing, more and more needs are able to be met.  Last Wednesday, October 15th, we received a phone call from the Western area Director for the Red Cross.  There was single mom with a 14 year old daughter and 10 year old son that had been burned out of their… Continue reading Compassion Katy – Compassion in Action and Hurricane Ike Recovery

Compassion Katy exists to serve the body of Christ as a portal for the mobilization of the Church into the city, to become an indispensable blessing by demonstrating God’s love, justice, mercy, and blessing to those who are in need throughout the greater Katy area. With the recent needs arising out of the aftermath of… Continue reading and Hurricane Ike Recovery