American Red Cross ( @RedCross ) Twitter Profile


American Red Cross

The official account of the American Red Cross.

Washington, DC

Joined on 2 June, 2007

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"We just simply can't keep up. We need as many of our recovered COVID-19 patients as possible to roll up their sleeves and come in and donate," said Dr. Pampee Young, Red Cross chief medical officer, speaking on the need for convalescent plasma.

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Are you experiencing quarantine fatigue? Here are some strategies to help you cope. #COVID19

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When droughts happened in Somalia, the #SomaliRedCrescent provided vital medical care. These droughts caused food shortages, malnutrition and famine. #WhenDisasterStrikes

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From past to present, our work may look different but our mission remains the same. #ThenandNow

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We're curious: What motivates you to volunteer?

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Should you cover a burn or let it breathe? Follow these steps to properly treat a burn ⬇️

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Quoted @SoCal_RedCross

Our volunteers remain at the outdoor Temporary Evacuation Point at the Shoppes at Carlsbad to assist those affected by the #ParkFire. Thank you to our first responders for their hard work with two fires in the region! For wildfire safety tips, please visit

Thank you to our @SoCal_RedCross volunteers who set up a temporary evacuation point during #ParkFire. It may be January, but California is still experiencing wildfire weather, and Red Crossers are ready to help.

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🤔 Can you wear a scarf or ski mask to protect against #COVID19?

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The Bottenbergs are two Red Crossers who used their Red Cross training to save lives. Norm saved a man who collapsed in 1976 and Joyce saved her neighbor's life in 1981.

Be a hero like Norm & Joyce and get trained ➡️

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As we continue to battle #COVID19, we take a moment to honor those who have lost their lives. We're all in this fight together. #COVIDMemorial.

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Across the country, Red Cross volunteers help provide comfort and care to families impacted by disasters every day. Tap here to join our team to help make a difference: . #ResolvetoVolunteer

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Quoted @RedCross

Today at 12:30 p.m. ET, we're going live on Instagram with @MichelleWKwan to talk about the importance of convalescent plasma for #COVID19 patients. Join us here:

We're live now! Head over to our Instagram account to join us:

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Replying to @RedCrossCCR: Wildfire conditions in January? Just last Friday, our team from the Pacific Coast chapter opened a temporary evacuation po…

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Wildfire conditions in January? Just last Friday, our team from the Pacific Coast chapter opened a temporary evacuation point in Thousand Oaks in response to the #ErbesFire

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer, get started at

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Quoted @IFRCAsiaPacific

1/5 #RedCross teams across #Indonesia are hard at work helping communities affected by a range of emergencies including deadly flooding, landslides and earthquakes, and an erupting volcano.

Red Cross teams from @palangmerah are working around the clock to provide relief for multiple disasters across Indonesia. Flooding, landslides, an earthquake and volcano – learn more in this thread ⬇️

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How are you spending your #MLKDay of Service? @RedCrossENY Youth Volunteer Maddie Adams is walking 1,800 steps in her community to encourage others to volunteer.

Learn more ways you can get engaged today:

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At 10 months old, Peter was diagnosed with cancer and needed over 50 blood transfusions to save his life. Today, Peter gives those units back and more by hosting blood drives.

We hope Peter’s story inspires you to help others. Tap here to get started:

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As COVID-19 continues, military and veteran families are utilizing the Red Cross Military and Veteran Care Network more than ever to stay connected with each other.

Read how these isolated families have kept the network growing in numbers:

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This #BloodDonorMonth, we want to thank our donors. When you give blood, platelets or plasma through Jan. 20, you'll be automatically entered to win a 65'' TV & $500 gift card!

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