EMS Professionals Serve Their Communities as Red Cross Volunteers

The American Red Cross works hand in hand with EMS professionals, and what better way to celebrate National EMS Week than to highlight two EMS workers that also serve as Red Cross volunteers. Both Teresa Kiech and Suneeta Kercood serve their communities through not only their roles as Emergency Medical Services professionals but as RedContinue reading “EMS Professionals Serve Their Communities as Red Cross Volunteers”

American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks team up to maintain the summer blood supply

Blood donors will receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket When every second counts, blood products can provide lifesaving care. For this reason, the American Red Cross and Cedar Fair are joining forces to ensure that blood is available for patients who need it. The Red Cross and Cedar Fair invite community members toContinue reading “American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks team up to maintain the summer blood supply”

Volunteer Spotlight: Jordi Saunders

May is National Military Appreciation Month, and we would like to thank one of our very own volunteers for both his military and volunteer service. Jordi Saunders has only been a Disaster Action Team volunteer for 18 months and has already made a tremendous impact on his community. Jordi has served the Red Cross asContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Jordi Saunders”

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Johnson

The American Red Cross’ history has been intertwined with nurses since the organization’s beginning. Today, that history is represented by the dedicated individuals that serve the Red Cross as nursing volunteers. One of these incredible nurses is Janet Johnson. Janet is a career nurse, having spent portions of her career at Deaconess Health in EvansvilleContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Johnson”

Terry Stigdon Named CEO of the American Red Cross Indiana Region

Stigdon joins the Red Cross after serving as Director of the Indiana Department of Child Services The American Red Cross Indiana Region is proud to announce Terry Stigdon, MSN, RN, as its new chief executive officer. Stigdon will step into her new position on May 15 and will be based out of the regional headquartersContinue reading “Terry Stigdon Named CEO of the American Red Cross Indiana Region”

Tornado Aftermath: Red Cross Volunteers Assist Whiteland Residents

For many in Indiana, the damage caused by the March 31 storms and tornadoes seemed unimaginable, but for Jon and Diane Adams, the destruction was all too real. The Adams emerged from their bedroom closet late Friday night to find their home ravaged by the tornado that hit their neighborhood. Their back doors had beenContinue reading “Tornado Aftermath: Red Cross Volunteers Assist Whiteland Residents”

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Hallien

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight focuses on the great work of our long-time volunteer, Mike Hallien. Mike started his journey with the Red Cross in 1973 when he took a Red Cross CPR and First Aid course. Mike enjoyed these courses so much that he then signed up to lead these courses as an instructor. Mike hasContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Hallien”

Volunteer Spotlight: Tiffany Juilfs

This week’s Volunteer Spotlight focuses on Tiffany Juilfs. Tiffany has only been a volunteer since October, however, she has already gotten involved with the organization in several different capacities. Tiffany is passionately serving as a Disaster team member, Duty Office, Mass Care team member, Shelter Service associate, Blood Donor ambassador, and is a member ofContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Tiffany Juilfs”

Volunteer Spotlight: Monte Moore

This week’s Volunteer Spotlight highlights Monte Moore. Monte is a Disaster Services, Operations, and Service to the Armed Forces volunteer. Monte became a board member in 2008 and started volunteering in 2017. He found himself driven to serve on our Disaster Action Team and is currently the Regional Disaster Action Team Regional Duty Officer. HeContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Monte Moore”

Volunteer Spotlight: Vidhatri Iyer

Making an impact with the American Red Cross doesn’t take years and years of time and dedication. Youth Volunteer Vidhatri Iyer became a Red Cross volunteer in May 2021 as a Disaster Preparedness Presenter. Iyer’s decision to volunteer with the Red Cross was fueled by the desire to help the youth in her community. SheContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Vidhatri Iyer”