{Guest blog} Be prepared to avoid tragedy in case of a home fire

Jennifer Sanders is the Executive Director of the South Central and Southeast Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross. Their mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. In honor of National Preparedness Month, we invited Jennifer to share with us an initiative that the American Red Cross is currently coordinating to help prepare our communities in the face of a disaster. Continue reading “{Guest blog} Be prepared to avoid tragedy in case of a home fire”

{Guest blog} Be Red Cross Ready!

Our partners at the American Red Cross want all Kansans to be “Red Cross Ready.” This means that we should all have an emergency kit filled with essential supplies to meet our family’s first aid and survival needs, have developed a plan in case an emergency occurs, and ways to stay informed before, during and after a disaster. Visit the Red Cross website to learn more about how you can be “Red Cross Ready.”

One way to stay informed about emergencies – no matter where you are in the United States – is to download the Red Cross Emergency App. Guest blogger, Jane Blocher, executive director of the Kansas Capital Area Chapter, shares more about this valuable, and free, resource. Continue reading “{Guest blog} Be Red Cross Ready!”