red cross http://wamc.org en VT City Says Blood Drive Record Could Stand http://wamc.org/post/vt-city-says-blood-drive-record-could-stand <p></p><p></p><p>One of the organizers of Rutland's annual Gift of Life blood drive marathon says the national record they set for a one-day blood drive could stand for some time. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 80159 at http://wamc.org VT City Says Blood Drive Record Could Stand Rutland Gift-Of-Life-Marathon Seeks to Break National Blood Drive Record http://wamc.org/post/rutland-gift-life-marathon-seeks-break-national-blood-drive-record <p></p><p></p><p>A Vermont community of 16,000 is trying to break the national single day blood donation record today. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 80045 at http://wamc.org Rutland Gift-Of-Life-Marathon Seeks to Break National Blood Drive Record #GivingTuesday With CFGCR And The Red Cross http://wamc.org/post/givingtuesday-cfgcr-and-red-cross <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span></p><p></p><p><a href="http://community.givingtuesday.org/">#GivingTuesday</a> is a movement to create a national day of giving added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The second annual #GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2013 – that’s tomorrow!</p><p>Karen Bilowith President and CEO of <a href="http://www.cfgcr.org/">The Community Foundation for the Great Capital Region</a> and Gary Striar, CEO for the <a href="http://www.redcross.org/ny/albany">American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region</a> join us to tell us more.</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 78937 at http://wamc.org #GivingTuesday With CFGCR And The Red Cross Hurricane Sandy - American Red Cross http://wamc.org/post/hurricane-sandy-american-red-cross <p>Many along the East coast are already feeling the effects of Sandy. Meteorologists are estimating damages could range between one and three billion dollars or more. The American Red Cross is preparing to provide disaster relief services wherever needed.<br>Anna Kate Twitty with the national Red Cross headquarters is on the ground on Long Island and joining us LIVE. Also joining us in the studio is Gary Striar, CEO for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 50808 at http://wamc.org