Red Cross Flag Italian Charm (DO)
This Italian modular charm features the Red Cross flag, made of 18 kt. gold and red and white enamel, on a stainless steel base. Made in Italy, it is in the medium (classico) size. Perfect for a Red Cross member or volunteer! The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organizations, is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the US, and, in association with other Red Cross societies, throughout the world. It depends on generous contributions of time, blood, tissue, and money from the public to its national headquarters and chapters and blood regions throughout the country in support of its lifesaving services and programs. Clara Barton and others founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. Barton first heard of the Swiss-inspired International Red Cross Movement while visiting Europe following the Civil War. Returning home, she campaigned for an American Red Cross society and for ratification of the Geneva Convention protecting the war-injured, which the United States ratified in 1882.
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