Pat Green has been awarded a special Crystal Cross award from the American Red Cross for his service to the organization. He is a member of the organization's national celebrity cabinet. Green began giving blood in college and has recorded public service announcements for the organization. "It meant a lot to get this award from the Red Cross," he said. "Anything I can do to help the Red Cross promote blood donations -- especially during the summer -- is on the top of my to-do list. Giving blood is giving the gift of life."