The Red Cross Centennial Exhibit at the Coral Gables Museum.

Centennial Exhibit Celebrates Red Cross History


A retrospective on the 100-year history of the Red Cross in South Florida brings to life the Red Cross’ humanitarian mission from its founding in 1917 to support the war effort to Hurricane Irma relief in 2017. The exhibit featuring historical artifacts, images and uniforms is on display at the Coral Gables Museum until May 27.

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Dianne Britton with the mental health volunteer team who helped at the Family Assistance Center in Parkland, Fla.

Mental Health Volunteers Provide Service and Care in Parkland

Dianne Britton got the phone call from the Red Cross the morning after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. They needed her to support the Red Cross mission of providing comfort and hope to the survivors and the families of the 17 victims. By Friday afternoon, she had arrived in Parkland, Fla.

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