Prevent Home Fires
The American Red Cross and its partners have launched an initiative that aims to reduce deaths and injuries caused by home fires by 25% in five years with the Home Fire Campaign.
Help Solve America's Biggest Disaster Threat
On average, 7 people die every day from a home fire.
On average, 36 people suffer injuries as a result of home fires every day.
Over $7 billion in property damage occurs every year.
Request a Pillowcase Project Presentation
The Pillowcase Project is a preparedness education program for children in grades 3 – 5, which teaches students about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills.
Get the Free Game for Kids
A new, free mobile app from the Red Cross! Follow Chad, Olivia and all the monsters as they teach your kids (aged 7-11) how to prepare for real-life emergencies in a fun and engaging game.
Volunteer in Your Community
There are many ways you can volunteer with us in your local community. Search now for opportunities to volunteer.
Visit our Home Fire Safety page to learn more about preparing for, responding to, and recovering after a home fire.
Members of our Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program make annual commitments which enable the Red Cross to help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters – like home fires – anytime and anywhere. Year after year, we continue to rely on their support to fulfill our mission.
The Red Cross is joining with fire departments and community groups nationwide to install smoke alarms in neighborhoods at greatest risk for home fires and engage youth in fire education and prevention efforts. The following organizations have endorsed the Home Fire Campaign: