American Red Cross of Mid-Florida

About Us

The American Red Cross of Mid-Florida serves Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Pasco, Polk, and Sumter Counties.

Contact Us

Office addresses & phone #’s:
2848 W. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748 – (352) 314-0883
5744 Missouri Ave., New Port Richey, FL 34652 – (727) 848-8354
147 Avenue A N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 – (863) 294-5941

Disaster Services
24-hour phone number: 863-294-5941

Service to the Armed Forces (SAF)
24-hour phone number: 1-877-272-7337

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Media Inquiries
Office: 813-868-7642



Chad Magnuson, Executive Director

Chad Magnuson currently serves as Executive Director of the American Red Cross of Mid-Florida, a position he also held from 2009-2011. Prior to this position, Mr. Magnuson served as Regional Director of Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) and International Services. For more than 14 years he has served the Red Cross in a variety of management assignments around the world, including posts in Oklahoma, Georgia, Texas, The Netherlands, and Germany. Mr. Magnuson has also deployed with the American Red Cross to combat zones in the Middle East and the Balkans. Additionally, he has served on 27 disaster relief assignments in Florida and across the country.

During his Red Cross career, Mr. Magnuson has served as Regional Disaster Officer for the former Mid-Florida Region, Emergency Services Director with the Tampa Bay Chapter, and Assistant Emergency Services Director for the former Central Florida Chapter. He is a graduate of Florida Southern College and resides in Lakeland with his wife and daughter.