Corporate Partnerships - Bay Area

  • Corporate Partnerships
     

Every day, the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter provides relief to people affected by local disasters, and it’s just a matter of time until our community will be tested by the adversity of an earthquake or other major disaster. Only by working together – as corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies and individuals – can we ensure we’re able to help our neighbors and strengthen our community to face the challenge of a major disaster.

Partnering with the American Red Cross Bay Area demonstrates your company’s commitment to our community and leaves a lasting impression on employees, customers and clients.

Learn more about how a partnership with the Red Cross can help your company and our community at the same time. Then, join us in our efforts to build safer, more disaster resilient communities throughout the Bay Area.

    Partnership opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing direct monetary support of the Red Cross mission
  • Sponsoring specific programs, activities, and events
  • Launching a workplace giving campaign to engage employee support
  • Including Red Cross in your matching gifts programs
  • Providing gifts-in-kind or project sales of budgeted items
  • Providing venues for public display of Red Cross programs or services

Accountability You Can Rely On

You can be sure your financial contribution to American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter is used wisely. We are classified as a publicly supported organization and are exempt from federal income taxes of the Internal Revenue Code under Section 501(c) (3).

Our budget is annually approved by a volunteer Board of Trustees. The financial operations of American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter are reviewed and appropriately adjusted on a regular basis. An annual audit is performed by an outside firm.

Sponsorships

Sponsor one of our events or initiatives to train Bay Area residents in lifesaving first aid, CPR and disaster preparedness skills. Become a regular supporter of our ongoing disaster relief efforts. Hold a special fundraiser to help those affected by a major disaster.

Fundraisers

When a major disaster occurs – from a large apartment complex fire to a major hurricane – people in the Bay Area community are among the first to help, often looking for a way to support the relief efforts underway. Or your organization may want to help support the ongoing preparedness and readiness efforts of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter.

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving is a simple and effective way for employees to support the American Red Cross mission. Your gift helps fund vital research, programs and services. No matter what size your contribution, your dollars add up to make a difference.

Matching Gifts

Many companies have matching gift programs that will double or even triple charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your company will match gifts to the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter.

Combined Federal Campaign

Federal employees can donate through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Designate your contribution to the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter, CFC ID #39593.

United Way

Does your workplace participate in a United Way campaign? Then you can designate your pledge to the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter through United Way’s Donor Choice Program. Simply follow the instructions on your pledge card, or write-in our name and address. Contact your human resources department or local United Way agency for more detailed instructions about giving a gift to us through a United Way campaign.

Annual Giving Programs

The distinguished corporate members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) enable the Red Cross to respond immediately to the needs of individuals and families impacted by disaster anywhere in the United States, regardless of cost. They do so by helping to build a reliable funding base for disaster relief services. Bay Area ADGP members include:

Annual Disaster Giving Program Members:

American Red Cross Bay Area - Annual Giving Program Members
Disaster Responder:
American Red Cross Bay Area - Disaster Responder

For more information regarding corporate partnerships, please contact Eric Alexander at

Eric.Alexander@redcross.org