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

Every eight minutes, volunteers help the American Red Cross bring help and hope to people in need. Join us and make a difference in your community. Be a hero. Volunteer today as a Disaster Cycle Services Volunteer
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Blood Donor Ambassadors
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Development/Fundraising administration volunteer
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Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Volunteer Services Screening Team member
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Do you love putting together events? We are in need of an Event Planning Volunteer Lead to help our events stand above the rest
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Grant Writing volunteer
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 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 Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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Are you passionate about molding youth into leaders? Join us as a Red Cross Club Coordinator
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Feb 29 2020.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)
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