08 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Today is World Red Cross Day


May 8 marks the birth of the Red Cross’ founder, Henry Dunant. The creation of the organization was motivated by Dunant’s experience during the Battle of Solferino in 1859, where he advocated for the humane treatment of the wounded and sick.

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25 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Help thy neighbor: Helping others in natural disasters


Watching natural disasters unfold around us, both on the news and even right in our backyards, is devastating. What helps during the most trying times is the willingness of others to extend a hand and assist their fellow man.

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