COVID-19 UPDATES

GENERAL MEETINGS

Virtual General Meetings

General meetings will be held every Monday of Fall 2020 Quarter at 8 p.m. at https://uci.zoom.us/j/99394806965

To get points towards Active Membership, you will need to attend our meetings:

  1. We will be using the list of members present in the call to give points for each week's General Meeting

  2. Your username on the Zoom call must include your first and last name as they appear on the points sheet, or you will not be getting points for attending that week's General Meeting

DISCORD

All Social Aspects Will Be Through Discord

We will be using a Discord server to help us all stay connected.

This server will be used to

  • Keep in close connection with our families for the quarter

  • Play Jackbox and other online games

  • Host some of our icebreakers

  • Hold our online Socials

If you're interested, please join our Discord server at https://tinyurl.com/JoinRCCDiscord!

DISCORD BOT

Red Cross Club at UCI Discord BOT

In addition to using Discord as a means to help us stay connected, we have created a BOT for the server that provides helpful commands!

Some examples of commands are:

  • !zoom (Provides link to General Member Meetings)

  • !membership (Provides link to more information on membership within RCC)

  • !family_points (Provides link to page where you can access the Google Sheets for your family)

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP

New Active Membership Requirements

Active membership will be tracked through Google Docs this quarter.

  • Each Google Doc will hold all of the necessary screenshots and descriptions to help us keep track of your points

  • You will send us one email with a link to your Google Doc rather than sending out multiple emails throughout the quarter

  • Your points will be updated on the website under your family's name, as done in Fall and Winter Quarter

 

To get started, visit https://tinyurl.com/RCC-AMDoc-2020 and follow the directions listed in the template.

Active membership requirements have also changed for this quarter. Please visit the Membership page for the new requirements.

COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENTS

Alternatives to In-Person Service Events

 

After careful consideration, we found that it would be irresponsible for our organization to put ourselves and the organizations we volunteer for at risk through the work of our community service events.

This quarter, we offer:

  • Remote service events held on certain weekends

  • Signed Petitions alternative to replace 1 service event

Active Membership Requirement: 3 Online/At-Home Service Events or 2 Online/At-Home Service Events + 5 Signed Petitions

Please visit Events page for more information.

FUNDRAISING

New Active Membership Requirement: Freerice

We will be requiring each Active Member to use the FREE trivia platform https://freerice.com/ to donate 6,000 grains of rice to the World Food Programme. 

Every correct question answered donates 5 grains of rice to families in need (a change was made to how many grains were donated per question on the Freerice website). 

Please visit the Fundraising page for more information.

CORAZON DE VIDA

Corazon de Vida Update (2020-2021)

 

As of 9/15/2020, we are currently tentatively planning for a CDV trip on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Currently, there are no trips or visitations allowed to the CDV orphanages for everyone's safety. Should travel restrictions lift and daily life return to "normal," we will be able to continue with this trip (keep in mind that this is Mother's Day weekend).