1 month ago
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American Red Cross packs up after Nate

Now that Hurricane Nate has come and gone that means it’s time for the American Red Cross volunteers to pack up the hurricane shelters. The American Red Cross says they had 18 different shelters across the Gulf Coast ready for families who were in need of a place to stay and ride out Hurricane Nate. […]
2 months ago
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Employee blood drive at Beau Rivage

Hundreds of people lined up outside Las Vegas blood centers to roll up their sleeve and donate blood to the victims of Sunday night’s brutal attack. In cases of emergencies, blood is desperately needed, but Red Cross officials stress the importance of giving all year long. The Beau Rivage hosted an employee blood drive until […]
2 months ago
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Harrah’s presents a check to the American Red Cross

Today, Harrah’s Gulf Coast proudly presented a $40,000 check to the American Red Cross. The contributions to help further the organization’s mission in Texas were raised by ticket sales to the Little Big Town concert hosted at the Great Lawn. Jonathan Jones of Harrah’s Gulf Coast told News 25 that ticket sales had slowed, but […]
3 months ago
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Save lives at the annual Katrina Blood Drive

Each year on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we look back on the devastation the storm brought to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, but the American Red Cross is looking forward. The blood drive at the Edgewater Mall was held today and will continue Wednesday from noon until 7 p.m. With thousands in our neighboring states […]
3 months ago
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Annual Katrina Blood Drive

Each year on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina we look back on the devastation the storm brought to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, but the American Red Cross is looking forward. The organization holds an annual blood drive on the anniversary of the historic disaster, part of staying prepared to help those impacted by disaster. News […]
3 months ago
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Katrina Anniversary Blood Drive

Someone is need of a blood donation every two minutes in the United States. In the event of natural disasters the demand for blood skyrockets. Tomorrow marks 12 years since Hurricane Katrina came ashore in Mississippi. As we look back on that day, the Texas Gulf Coast is dealing with some of the worst flooding […]
3 months ago
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Hurricane Katrina Blood Drive

The Hurricane Katrina Blood Drive takes place Wednesday and Thursday from noon until 7 p.m. The blood drive will be located at the Edgewater Mall in the old Tulane location near JCPenney.
8 months ago
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Volunteers install smoke detectors after fire

American Red Cross and U.S. Navy volunteers are teaming up to make sure residents have smoke detectors and that they’re working properly. The volunteers were installing free smoke alarms at homes in the Gaston Point community this morning. The smoke detector check was especially important after last week’s fire where a man and his two-year-old […]
9 months ago
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Boyd Gaming supports tornado relief

The Gulf Coast continues to pour in the support for tornado ravaged Hattiesburg and Petal. Today, Boyd Gaming and IP Casino Resort and Spa donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross. In addition to the monetary donation, IP Casino Resort spa team members also collected cleaning supplies, work gloves, insect repellent, sunscreen, bottled water and […]
10 months ago
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American Red Cross Office Burglarized

The American Red Cross is in the midst of offering disaster relief for Hattiesburg after a tornado devastated portions of the city, but sometime Friday evening, someone broke into the charity’s Hattiesburg office. The individual responsible for the burglary broke a window to get into the hardy street office where they kicked in several doors. […]