Chapters of the Chicago & Northern Illinois Region

the Chicago Region seeks to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to natural and human-caused disasters through the immediate mobilization of people and resources and the provision of community, workplace, and school-based training.

Beyond disaster relief, the Region delivers Community Disaster Education, First Aid/CPR, HIV/AIDS prevention, and other types of life-saving health and safety training to thousands of people across our region to help people prevent, prepare, and respond to emergencies.

Northwest Illinois
The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois serves 700,000 people in 10 counties in Northern Illinois including Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago.

Illinois River Valley
The American Red Cross of the Illinois River Valley serves1.1 million people in six counties in Northern Illinois including Kankakee, Will, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle and Putnam.