American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
1881
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124

What We Do

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Interesting Info

Clarissa Harlowe Barton, known as Clara, is one of the most honored women in American history. Barton risked her life to bring supplies and support to soldiers
The Red Cross responds to a home fire or other disaster every 8 minutes.
Provided 6,352 shelter stays in a total of 30 different shelters across Nebraska and Southwest Iowa, during this spring's flooding.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Disaster Action Team (DAT)- Trainee- Omaha/Council Bluffs chapter
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 100 times.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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Blood Donor Ambassadors
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 100 times.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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Development/Fundraising administration volunteer
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 100 times.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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Volunteer Services Screening Team member
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 100 times.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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DEV Event Planning Volunteer Lead
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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DEV Fundraising Grant Writer Volunteer
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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Volunteer Engagement Leads- Various Lines of service
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day)
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