Red Cross showcases new Building 470 location, volunteer hub capabilities

Story and photo by Derek Gean
Assistant editor

 The Fort Leonard Wood American Red Cross hosted an open house Friday to celebrate the organization’s recent move to Building 470.

 According to Gabriela Gallagher, Service to Armed Forces Regional Program manager, the move was made to help facilitate the organization’s role as volunteer hub for Fort Leonard Wood.

 “Being in Building 470 allows us to serve the community from a centralized location, and gives us more visibility,” Gallagher said. “We moved mid November 2016 to Room 1130.”

 Although the Army Volunteer Corps at Army Community Service still holds oversight of the volunteer program, as the largest volunteer organization in the United States, the ARC has extensive experience with recruitment, onboarding and volunteer placement.

 “We provide information on volunteer opportunities on Fort Leonard Wood and in the surrounding communities with various organizations and…     Read More...