Pinterest Since our founding by Clara Barton on May 21, 1881, the American Red Cross has been dedicated to serving people in need. We received our first congressional charter in 1900 and to this day we are tasked by the federal government with providing services to members of the American armed forces and their families as well as providing disaster relief in […]Read More The Red Cross Part II
A Red Cross nurse in a field hospital in France ensures her patient has clean bandages. World War II Supporting 16 Million Military Personnel The Red Cross mobilized in support of the U.S. military, our Allies and civilian victims of World War II. We enrolled more than 104,000 nurses for military service, prepared 27 million […]Read More The Red Cross Part III
The Red Cross is an international humanitarian network founded in 1863 in Switzerland, with chapters worldwide that provide assistance to victims of disasters, armed conflict and health crises. The Red Cross’s roots date to 1859, when businessman Henry Dunant witnessed the bloody aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in Italy, in which there was little […]Read More The Red Cross PT I
The Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, better known by its informal name “Jonestown”, was a remote settlement established by the Peoples Temple, a cult under the leadership of Jim Jones, in Guayana Esequiba, a disputed territory in northwestern Guyana claimed by Venezuela. CommonsRead More Jim Jones and the Jonestown Massacre
Rhiannon, 36, spends the money on five or six hits of heroin and crack cocaine each day since her father killed himself 12 years ago and now she says “my life revolves around drugs – they have absolutely taken over my life.” A 36-year-old woman has opened up about the harsh realities of developing and […]Read More What you can do: Spread the Gospel to Fight the Drug Pandemic!
stock When pain from hurt and sorrows become unbearable, people fall apart and explode emotionally. The flipped-out person may be the kindest and gentlest personality one could ever imagine. pinterest Violence is a blind, mindless, rapid, avenging spirit that builds up and blames others for causing problems. This why we should: Be careful how we […]Read More WHY DO PEOPLE EXPLODE?
The Most Innovative Homeless Service You’ve Never Heard Of SCOTT KEYES You fork over $2 for the half-hour bus ride to get down to the San Francisco Mutual Transportation Agency office in order to apply. Another 30 minutes waiting in the lobby. When your name is finally called, the meeting ends after two minutes because […]Read More “Innovative work for the Homeless”
image source Homelessness is a big problem throughout the world. According to the Homeless World Cup the last time a global survey was undertaken by the UN back in 2005 there were an estimated 100 million homeless people worldwide. There were also believed to be a some 1.6 billion people lacked adequate housing. The Cayman […]Read More Homelessness in the Cayman Islands
On Earth Day, 1971, nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful launched what the Ad Council would later call one of the “50 greatest commercials of all time.” Dubbed “The Crying Indian,” the one-minute PSA features a Native American man paddling down a junk-infested river, surrounded by smog, pollution, and trash; as he hauls his canoe onto the plastic-infested […]Read More Keep America Beautiful – Crying American Indian (PSA)
Featured Image; cdnhistory.com Image: www.state.com 2001 Bush learns of attack on World Trade Center On the morning of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush is en route to a visit with schoolchildren in Florida when he receives word that a passenger jet had just crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers in […]Read More “How George W. Bush Responded to the 9-11 Attack”
Major Duc Phang was exposed to dioxin-contaminated agent orange. Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical. It is widely known for its use by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand, during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. It was a mixture of equal parts of two herbicides, 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D. In addition to its damaging environmental effects, the chemical has caused major health […]Read More “Agent Orange – Living In Darkness (Full Album)”