The most emergent need will be financial assistance."
You can stop by the Yakima Red Cross office at 302 South 2nd Street. You can call them at 1-800-red-cross or check out the website at redcross.org.
JayAnn Merkle, Account Manager for the American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region, stopped by Townsquare Media studios today to put the call out for blood donations as the Yakima Valley is perilously low at this time.
The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter for West Valley residents affected by the flooding at 72nd Avenue between Mead Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima. The shelter opened Tuesday afternoon at the Church of Christ, 100 N. 72nd Ave.
Freezing temperatures and subzero wind chills are expected for the next few days in the Yakima Valley. With that in mind, the American Red Cross has compiled a good list of tips and reminders for heating your home safely:
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — John Ball is out for blood. The 72-year-old Virginia man has now completed his longtime goal of donating blood in all 50 states. The latest came at a blood bank in Iowa. He tells the Messenger newspaper he's been donating blood since he was 17...
If you are willing to give blood, the American Red Cross office in Yakima needs your help. Earlier this month blood supplies were low but now, because of a lack of donors, the supply has reached emergency levels. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on h…