Programs & Services

Families rely on the Red Cross to be there when disasters happen, but did you know that you could also turn to the Red Cross for reliable information on preparing for disasters and minimizing their harmful effects?

Did you know that life-saving Red Cross training in first aid, CPR and use of an AED could be customized for your workplace?

Did you know that the Red Cross could help military and international families exchange emergency messages in a crisis, around in the world?

Browse our site and find out more about these and the many other critical services your local Red Cross is providing each day to keep you and your loved ones safe.

Alaska CDT

Community Disaster Training

We meet their immediate emergency needs for food, clothing, shelter, emotional support and medical services with the help of trained volunteers—people like you—who fill a variety of specific roles. New volunteers are always needed.

Community Programs

Community Programs

The American Red Cross of Alaska's community programs are designed to improve the health, safety and disaster preparedness of people living in the state of Alaska, especially in underserved neighborhoods.

Volunteer Groups

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

If your company is interested in volunteering for the Red Cross, we’d like to hear from you. There are opportunities available for groups and individuals.

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Disaster Services

Each year, the American Red Cross of Alaska responds immediately to more than 300 disasters. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are ready 24-hours-a-day, year-round to meet the disaster-caused needs of people in our community.

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International Services

As part of the world's largest humanitarian network, the American Red Cross alleviates the suffering of victims of war, disaster and other international crises, and works with other Red Cross and Red Crescent societies to improve chronic, life-threatening conditions in developing nations.


Services to the Armed Forces

In order to better serve our soldiers and airmen stationed in the Fairbanks area, the American Red Cross has an office located at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska to assist troops at Ft. Wainwright, Clear Air Force Base, Ft. Greely, and Eielson Air Force Base.

Alaska Youth

Youth Services

As early as 1884, six children in Philadelphia put on a play and raised 50 dollars for Red Cross disaster relief – a lot of money back then! Clara Barton, our founder, used the money to help a family who lost everything they owned in a flood.