Wednesday, April 9, 2014

"One In A Million" Award Nominations

Hello Red Cross Youth,

Below is a link to the nomination forms for this year's "One in a Million" Awards!  Please take the time to nominate an extraordinary Red Cross youth volunteer!

Nominations can be found here.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Happy National Volunteer Week!

Happy National Volunteer Week to all of our amazing youth volunteers!  All of us here at the American Red Cross are truly appreciative of all of your hard work and dedication.  Whether it's attending a Preparedness Puppet Show, fundraising for the Measles Initiative, or attending our Officers' Forum and GIFT Meetings, we appreciate the support of each and every volunteer. 

Once again, THANK YOU!

Volunteers Needed at Orange County Chapter

Hello Red Cross Youth,

We are hoping that some of you will be able to join us on Friday, April 18 to help assemble packets for a community outreach program.  We will be working from 9am-3pm, but please come join us for whatever length of time you might be able to spare.  Interested volunteers should notify Steve Tomasek at


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Last Officers' Forum / GIFT Meeting of the Year!

Hi Red Crossers,

This is just a friendly reminder that the very last Officers' Forum and GIFT meetings will be taking place this Wednesday, April 02 at the Orange County Chapter.  As a super special bonus, two Rock N Runway tickets will be raffled off and the club with the highest attendance at the meeting will get a Target gift card for their club.  We hope to see you all there!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Rock N Runway Media Packet

Hello Hello Hello,

The handouts below are designed to answer all of your most lovely questions in regards to Rock N Runway.  Information on how to promote the event, how to sell tickets, how to apply as a band or model, and so many other wonderful things can be found below.  Any questions not answered in the materials below can always be referred to Chris Riley and your PR Committee members.


How To Promote

Ticketing Process

Ticket Receipts

Seller Spreadsheet

How to Apply as a Band

Model Release

Band Release

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

LDC 2014 - Delegate Application

Hello Red Cross Youth,

I have some very lovely news!  LDC 2014 delegate applications can now be found through the link below.  All of the juicy details can be found on the application, but please don't hesitate to get in touch with Sarah Suput, LDC Coordinator, should you have any questions.  She can be reached at or by phone at 714-481-5396.

Thanks, everyone!

Applications can be accessed here.

Rock N Runway Updates

Hello Red Cross SuperStars,

 I am so very excited to announce the following details regarding Rock N Runway 2014!

Date:  Saturday, April 26
Time: 1-4pm
Location:  Columbus Tustin Middle School
                  17952 Beneta Way
                  Tustin, CA 92780

And as a reminder, band and model applications can be accessed through the following links:

More information can be found here and here!

Any questions can be referred to Chris Riley or any other members of the PR Committee.  I hope to see you all there!

New Orange County SpEC Lead

Hello Red Crossers,

Please be aware that Kaylee Dao of Marina High School has been appointed the new SpEC Lead.  Three Cheers!  Three Cheers!  Three Cheers for Kaylee! 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

American Red Cross Town Hall Meetings with Regional CEO Maxine Margaritas

Town Hall Meetings

As part of Red Cross Month, we will be hosting our bi-annual Town Hall meetings with Regional CEO, Maxine Margaritis.
To RSVP for the upcoming Town Hall meeting, you can login Volunteer Connection at and click on “My Chapter.”

Town Hall meeting information is provided below:
March 13:  Riverside Chapter at 5:30 p.m.
6235 River Crest Road
Riverside, CA 92507

March 20:  Orange County Chapter at 5:30 p.m.
600 Parkcenter Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705

March 26: Inland Empire Chapter at 5:30 p.m.
202 W. Rialto Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92408