American Red Cross

Local volunteers heading to California

PARADISE, Calif — American Red Cross volunteers from Medford and Grants Pass drove down to California yesterday. Right now, they’re setting up a warehouse to get emergency supplies to people who need them. Afterwards,  they will go to affected areas where they …

Medford couple volunteers in North Carolina

MEDFORD, Ore. — There are more than 3,900 people who are staying in American Red Cross shelters after Hurricane Florence swept through parts of North and South Carolina. The shelters are set up and maintained by American Red Cross volunteers. There have …

American Red Cross seeking volunteers

MEDFORD, Ore— American Red Cross is currently holding seven training sessions for volunteers across the northwest this week. With hurricane season not over until late November, the organization says volunteers are needed everywhere. Fifteen people showed up at the Medford Red Cross …

“Pint for a Pint” Blood Drive

MEDFORD, Ore. — Common Block Brewing Co. held a “Pint for a Pint” blood drive Tuesday. People who donated one pint of blood received a voucher for a free pint of beer. Right now, the American Red Cross is seeing a shortage …

Volunteering with the American Red Cross

https://youtu.be/Yf5LMFe0z7c GRANTS PASS, Ore. — American Red Cross held a community meeting at Grants Pass High School Sunday to talk about the benefits of volunteering with the program. On average, Red Cross helps more than 100 million people across the globe. “Regardless …

Evacuation center in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — People in the Rogue Valley are continuing to leave their home as evacuation notices get sent out for the Garner Complex and Taylor Creek fire. Many people have have family and friends that they can stay with but …

Red Cross shelter open in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for evacuees in Josephine County. The shelter opened Friday night at Grants Pass High School. Evacuation orders have been issued due to the fast moving Taylor Creek Fire. Officials say …

3 alarm apartment fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore.—Fire crews responded to a 3 alarm fire at Valley Pines Apartments in Medford Friday.  The two people who lived in the apartment were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation including one man who was rescued from the third floor …