Lawrence company is ready to help the community

0910131405About 12 years ago the Red Cross launched a program designed to utilize corporate America and their specific areas of expertise in the chance disaster strikes. Ready When the Time Comes (RWTC) educates corporations eager to help people in need and turns them into a community-based trained volunteer force. There are currently 460 businesses and organizations involved in the program with a total of 14,000 trained volunteers.

The newest addition to partner with the Red Cross is NxStage Medical Inc. NxStage Medical Inc. is a company that prides itself on providing simple, efficient and accessible renal care.

Kathyrn Picone and Rich MacDonald of NxStage Medical Inc. joined Carlos Arredondo, Deb Duxbury and Kelly Miller to talk about volunteer opportunities at their company cookout recently. On-site training will take place for any willing participants so that they can respond to local disasters in the Greater Lawrence community during the work day.

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