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You Can Save Your Child’s Life

April 8, 2009


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Are you prepared with up-to-date education and training that can help save your child’s life?

American Red Cross’ Infant/Child CPR course can educate, equip and empower you to respond to a life-threatening emergency your child may face at any time, any place.

The course provides invaluable information about:

  • How to recognize an emergency
  • Protecting yourself
  • Applying “Check-Call-Care”
  • How to care for a child or infant who is choking
  • Prioritizing care
  • Recognizing and caring for a child or infant who is not breathing
  • Caring for cardiac emergencies 

Click  here to watch a brief news video about Red Cross’ Infant/Child CPR course. (Go to the video search field and type “moms get cpr-trained“.)


Attend a Infant/Child CPR course and obtain your certifcation by clicking here to register. To learn more about an online Infant/Child CPR course and certification, click here and start training today!

Today is the day to learn. Now is the time you can help.

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American Red Cross of the National Capital Area Services

March 23, 2009

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Our Chapter provides a variety of vital services that help our community become educated, equipped and empowered to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters and other life-threatening emergencies that can happen any place, any time.



You can be a big part of helping to save lives your community by volunteering your time, donating or giving blood.

Volunteers are 97% of Red Cross’ workforce. The Chapter’s committed staff members work with dedicated volunteers to ensure the Red Cross mission is fulfilled to better serve our community. Whatever your skills or whatever the amount of time you can give, you can make a difference and help save a life. Click here to volunteer now! 

Donating provides the Chapter with the necessary resources to effectively serve our community. Your generous financial gifts are greatly appreciated and provide immense flexibility to meet disaster relief needs, community education and more. Click here to donate now!

Blood donations are made voluntarily by donors from your very own community. Approximately 95% of the United States population will need blood or know someone who will. The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region manages blood services within our Chapter’s metropolitan area. Every two seconds a person needs blood. Be a part of helping to save a life today!

Visit arcnca YouTube channel to view videos and learn more about our services, the volunteers who serve and the people we help.

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March 13th – One Year Anniversary of Mount Pleasant Fire in DC

March 12, 2009


Washington, D.C. – On March 13, 2008, the National Capital Area Chapter urgently responded with disaster relief efforts when a five-alarm fire destroyed an entire Mount Pleasant apartment complex – displacing over 200 individuals and families. During the tragic incident, the Red Cross provided care and support to the community, and today, continues to offer encouragement as residents remember the devastation they experienced one year ago.

Learn more by clicking on: Photo; News Video; News Online; Stories from Red Cross Volunteers Who Helped; 2008 Red Cross Press Release.

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