Donor Stories

You are here

Donor Stories

Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


Jeffry M. Bauer [charity_name] Donor

Jeffry M. Bauer

Jeffry M. Bauer is a practicing attorney, arbitrator, and mediator. He is also a volunteer for, and benefactor of, the American Red Cross. Jeff became a member of the Legacy Society last year, through a deferred charitable gift annuity. He has also included a provision for the Red Cross in his will.

Kim Elizabeth Manning [charity_name] Donor

Kim Elizabeth Manning

When Kim Elizabeth Manning adopts a mission, she devotes herself to it wholeheartedly. For nearly 20 years, Kim has donated time, talents, financial support - even blood - to the American Red Cross.

Joan Meinke [charity_name] Donor

Joan Meinke

Joan Meinke of Mason, Michigan recalls her decision to make a gift through her will, “A few years ago, I made the decision to contact my attorney and put a bequest for the Red Cross in place.

Tripp Robinson [charity_name] Donor

Tripp Robinson

Tripp Robinson’s passion for emergency preparedness comes naturally as a volunteer firefighter. “I see the devastation home fires cause families first hand,” he says. So it is no wonder he is so involved with the American Red Cross mission.