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Giving Day is March 28, 2018!

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Once a year, Giving Day brings Red Cross supporters together to help families who have been impacted by a home fire or other disaster. Together we provide urgently needed Red Cross services to help them get back on their feet.

Countdown to Giving Day!
You don't have to wait until March 28 to be a part of Giving Day.

Our 2018 Giving Day goal is to help 25,000 families. Your support provides families with a day's worth of food, blankets, and other essentials.

The gift you make today will count towards our Giving Day goal.

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When you donate to the Red Cross, your donation is used efficiently.

An average of 91 cents of every dollar the American Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs.

Giving Day FAQs

The fourth annual American Red Cross Giving Day is on Wednesday March 28, 2018. Giving Day takes place in March during Red Cross Month, a time to recognize heroes who help those in need in their community all year round.
Yes, you don’t have to wait until Giving Day to help families in urgent need. You can donate starting on February 12, 2018. You will receive a confirmation receipt to the email address provided when you completed your donation. Your donation will appear in the total amount raised on the website on Giving Day, March 28, 2018.
Giving Day is an opportunity for local communities to come together on one day to help the families who have been impacted by a home fire or other disaster and who urgently need Red Cross services to get back on their feet.
Your gift can provide hope and critical relief, like food, shelter and other essentials to people who need it most. When we each donate on Giving Day, we can make an impact and help more families after a disaster or home fire.
No. The information collected during the event is only used by the American Red Cross. It will not be sold or shared with third party organizations.
Yes, your gift is tax deductible. You will receive an e-mail confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

You can get involved in two main ways:

1. You can make a financial donation on Giving Day. A gift of $88.50 can provide a family with a day’s worth of food, plus blankets and other essentials. Unite with thousands of people like you on American Red Cross Giving Day to make a difference. If we each #help1family, think of what we could do.

2. Spread the word about Red Cross Giving Day. Share your passion for helping those in need. Encourage your friends and family to give a gift to help the families who urgently need Red Cross assistance after a home fire or disaster.

Donations made on this website for Red Cross Giving Day will be used for Red Cross Disaster Relief which supports disasters big and small, including home fires.
Upon completing your donation on you will receive a confirmation receipt for your donation at the email address you provided when you made your donation.
Please contact American Red Cross Donor Services at 1-800-RED-CROSS or submit your request to the financial donation inquiry form so that your inquiry is promptly addressed.

Thank You Giving Day Supporters

Contributions from our supporters help families impacted by disasters big and small.

Craig Newmark Philanthropies