American Red Cross

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The American Red Cross is a non-profit organization that was created to assist people in time of need regardless nationality, race religious beliefs, class or political opinions. This national society has a long rich history and is one of the most identifiable humanitarian organizations in the nation. The mission of the American Red Cross is to alleviate and prevent human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. It promotes mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace among all peoples. The programs are founded on principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The American Red Cross was…show more content…
The staff of the Senate Finance Committee, which formulates tax policy and has oversight over tax-exempt charitable organizations, is to meet Friday to begin developing legislation that will include new rules for corporate governance of nonprofit organizations."The Red Cross is known to all Americans as the main organization that responds to disasters," Grassley said. "It's important for the Red Cross to go the extra mile with governance reforms to ensure public confidence Johanna Neumann writes for the Los Angeles Times. In 2003 and 2004, the Post reported, the Red Cross paid consultants more than $500,000 to pitch the charity's name in Hollywood, recruit stars for its Celebrity Cabinet and give Evans a more high-profile image even as she was laying off staff and cutting travel expenses. The American Red Cross has activities in helping the physical and emotionally recovery with children in famine torn Mali. A Manager can learn many things from the American Red Cross particularly their ability to collaborate, communicate, manage resources, train personnel and fulfill the organizations mandate with precision and efficiency in relationship with other organizations such as the American Military as they respond to millions of emergencies around the globe with cohesion among their national network of 650 chapters and 36 blood services regions as the work to respond to those emergencies for the recovery and the saving of lives during war,

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