Programs & Services

The American Red Cross offers a wide range of programs, services and educational opportunities that help individuals, families and communities prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
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Disaster Services

When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is ready to provide a place to sleep, warm meals, clothing, emotional support and hope to those affected.
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Health & Safety Classes

We offer training in first aid, CPR/AED, swimming and water safety, care giving and more.
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International Services

With more than a century of experience, the American Red Cross works with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network to meet the needs of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
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Service to the Armed Forces

We relay urgent messages between U.S. service members and their families through our global communications.
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Volunteer Services

We could have just the opportunity you’re looking for—from training to respond to disasters to supporting a blood drive—from delivering messages to members of our military to connecting families displaced by conflict.
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Blood Services

We collect blood every day from donors who help ensure a safe supply of blood when it’s needed.
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Project SHARE

The Alabama Region administers the only registered Project SHARE (Service to Help Alabamians with Relief on Energy) in Alabama. Now in its 30th year, Project SHARE continues to provide emergency energy assistance to elderly and disabled Alabamians in peak winter and summer months. The program assists Alabamians in 58 counties statewide.