Red Cross Global Citizenship Hero: Joshua HoytJoshua Hoyt has dedicated his life to helping immigrants become U.S. citizens, and he's now mentoring those following in his footsteps. He's this year's Global Citizenship Hero.
Red Cross Education Hero: Phalon CarpenterCompassion and selflessness; two words that describe every one of this year's Red Cross Heroes. As a mentor for nonprofit Friends of the Children, Phalon Carpenter works tirelessly every day to help kids facing high levels of adversity, and her work didn't stop during the pandemic. She's this year's Education Hero.
Red Cross Lifesaving Hero: Kyla DavisKyla Davis, of Skokie, didn't hesitate to help a woman she saw screaming for help in a parking lot. For her actions, she's receiving the Red Cross Lifesaving Hero Award.
Chicago-Native, Activist Tanya Lozano Is The Red Cross 2021 Social Justice Impact HeroTanya is being recognized for her dedication and passion toward helping her community, and her long-time activism.
Take A Look Back At The Red Cross Hero AwardsTake a look back at the history of the Red Cross Hero Awards, honoring local heroes making a difference.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Nurses Known As 'The Old Dolls' Are 2021 Red Cross HeroesA group of nurses from Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, affectionately known as ‘The Old Dolls,’ are 2021 Red Cross Heroes.
Blood Banks In Need Of Blood Donors Amid Pandemic; No Longer In Need Of Plasma From COVID SurvivorsMost blood banks in the U.S. are in need of donors, since the pandemic has shut down many of their drives.
Donate To Red Cross: Honoring Heroes In An Extraordinary Time
With More Fires Often Happening During Winter, Red Cross Urges Proper Space Heater UseThis time of year, we often see an increase in home fires, mostly because of people using alternative heat sources such as space heaters.
'He Picked Me Up And Brought Me Down The Stairs': Richton Park Fire Victim Describes Rescue By NeighborsAfter a massive extra alarm fire started by a man frying chicken, 26 Richton Park families are now homeless.
Day Of Giving: Meet Red Cross Volunteer Hank Welch, Winner Of The Wesbury Award