Tell me what you think about the American Red Cross!! - page 3

I am a board member for a local chapter of the American Red Cross. Many local Red Cross Chapters are suffering some dark times in the wake of 9/11. Our chapter and national donations are way down... Read More

  1. by   MollyJ
    Hardknox, I feel like you have expressed some pretty common concerns that people may have and I do appreciate your willingness to express them. Really!! But I do feel their is usually two sides to about any story and I feel that if people like me don't say it, people may fail to realize that there is two sides to THIS story.

    My main wish is that some folks might take a closer look at their local Red Cross. Believe, I always specify my donations for my local chapter because I want to support my chapter's local efforts. I do have my moments of real unhappiness with National. And I think National is trying to improve some not-so-good practices. But if local chapters are going to survive and continue to do the work they do, some of these questions must be looked at and answered. I think you voiced concerns of many and I genuinely thank you for the opportunity to look at those issues.

    And, Shay, keep on giving. I always figure any post donation calories "don't count", right?
  2. by   shay
    Originally posted by MollyJ
    And, Shay, keep on giving. I always figure any post donation calories "don't count", right?
    Dang skippy!!

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