Red Cross Honors Its 'Heroes' During Virtual CeremonyWe congratulate all the heroes. If you can, please donate to the Red Cross.
Red Cross Essential Services Hero: Esther LindorWe want to introduce you to a woman who has certainly stepped up to help during the pandemic. Her name is Esther Lindor, and she's the Red Cross Essential Services Hero.
Red Cross Military Hero: Akbar ArsiwalaWhen Akbar Arsiwala had to put his military career on hold, he found another path, helping set up food pantries for veterans in need. He's the Red Cross Military Hero.
Red Cross Youth Heroes: Village Leadership Academy StudentsWe want to introduce you to some middle school students who embarked on a mission to change the name of Douglas Park in North Lawndale. They're this year's Red Cross Youth Heroes.
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