Join the Home Fire Campaign
Your help is needed to reduce death and injury from home fires by 25% by 2020.
What is the Home Fire Campaign?
Each year, the Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters, the vast majority of which are home fires. So we set a goal to reduce fire-related deaths and injuries in the US by 25% by 2020.
Sound the Alarm. Save a Life.
Help to install 100,000 free smoke alarms in high-risk neighborhoods nationwide this fall. Join us to Sound the Alarm >
Our Progress So Far
Launched in 2014, the Home Fire Campaign has already accomplished so much
Hear from people helped by the Home Fire Campaign
Lynn Sentoni - Redwood City, CA
"I am very thankful for all of the help from everybody that I received. I am alive, doing OK and getting back on my feet."
5 Ways to Get Involved
Help save lives
1. Get Prepared at Home
Learn how to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover after a home fire.
2. Teach Fire Safety in Your Classroom
The Pillowcase Project is a preparedness education program for grades 3 – 5, which teaches students about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills.
3. Volunteer to Help Others
Join your local Red Cross to install smoke alarms, educate your community about fire safety, or help others after a fire.
4. Make a Donation
Help families prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from home fires.
Our Partners in Home Fire Prevention
The American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign is made possible through the generous support from the following corporations and foundations:
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.