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Patricia Bowen &nbsp Relay for Life Alameda participants walk the trek at Jean Sweeney Open Space Park on Saturday, July 23.

Relay for Life Alameda Exceeds Fundraising Goals

Jul 31,2022

The annual cancer research fundraiser, Relay for Life, held its Alameda event Saturday, July 23 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Jean Sweeney Park. The event was sponsored by the American Red Cross of Alameda County. Proceeds from the event benefit American Cancer Society (ACS).

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Left to right: Red Cross Youth Emily Chau and Michael Chen of Encinal High School and Juliana Cardenas of Alameda High School provided gift wrapping services over the holidays raising $850 for local fire victims.

Red Cross Youth Make a Difference

Feb 15,2018

Alameda’s chapter of the American Red Cross Youth (RCY) has been busy actively supporting community efforts. They packed special Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for the homebound and delivered them through Meals on Wheels all around the Island.

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Giving blood is the same as giving the gift of life to a patient in need.

Blood Donors Urgently Needed

Jul 21,2016


The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors with all blood types to give now to replenish an extremely low summer supply.

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