Local Programs

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Swim Lesson

Aquatics Centennial Campaign

The American Red Cross created the first national water safety program and, today, it’s still the gold standard for aquatics training.

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Auxiliary Board

A group of civic-minded professionals, the Auxiliary Board supports the Red Cross through outreach and event-based fundraising.

Donate your vehicle to help the Red Cross

Donate Your Vehicle

Donating your vehicle—in any condition—is a great way to help us help others. Our partner accepts vehicles in all 50 states, from cars and trucks to boats and motorcycles.

Red Cross Chicago Reconnecting Families

Reconnecting Families

American Red Cross caseworkers around the U.S. help families locate missing relatives by working with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations in nearly every country around the world. Annually the American Red Cross assists more than 5,000 families trying to reconnect with their loved ones in the U.S. and around the world.

Chicago Local Programs - Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

Home Fire Preparedness Safety Campaign

The American Red Cross is launching a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries by 25% over the next five years through the Home Fire Preparedness Safety Campaign.

Chicago Youth and Family Programs

Youth & Family Programs

The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Region offers a variety of youth and family programs in our community. Start exploring the possibilities today!

Military service woman with her family

Service to the Armed Forces

The American Red Cross provides critical services with a caring touch to men and women in all branches of the United States military, active duty personnel, reservists and members of the National Guard, and their families.