January 2016

Timmons Tapped as Red Cross Disability Integration Coordinator

By | January 6th, 2016|

The Red Cross announced on Dec. 16 that Paul Timmons will serve as disability integration coordinator for the national provider of emergency assistance and disaster relief.

October 2015

Is the American Red Cross Unsafe for Disabled People?

By | October 1st, 2015|

Photo courtesy of Portlight Strategies Portlight Strategies and the National Council on Independent Living are considering severing ties with the American Red Cross [...]

September 2015

9/11 Remembrance: NEVER AGAIN Will We Be Left Out of Disaster Planning

By | September 11th, 2015|

On this 14th anniversary of that horrible day when our world turned upside down, I humbly ask that you remember in your thoughts and prayers [...]

April 2014

7 Myths About Disability and Emergency Preparation

By | April 1st, 2014|

The first thing you’ve got to understand about emergency preparation is that it’s for an EMERGENCY. Throw disability into the mix and a bad situation [...]

March 2014

Portlight Strategies, Red Cross Reach Agreement

By | March 4th, 2014|

Portlight Strategies CEO Paul Timmons delivering supplies to an emergency zone. Portlight Strategies, a disaster relief organization specializing in assisting people with disabilities, [...]

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