Centennial Celebration

  • American Red Cross Serving Greater Iowa - Centennial Celebration
Thank you to our Centennial Partners!


Media Sponsor:

For the last 100 years, the American Red Cross has been there for people in the Iowa area during the moments when they needed us. Since our chapter was chartered in 1916, we have helped millions of people affected by local disasters including home fires, floods, tornadoes and seasonal emergencies. From health and safety classes, to lifesaving blood collection and support of military members, their families and veterans, the Red Cross has helped make our community safer and more prepared for what may come in the next 100 years. Join us during the 2016 Red Cross Centennial: Volunteer, Donate, Celebrate.

Sponsorship Opportunities

American Red Cross Century of Service Celebration Sponsors will partner with the Red Cross to celebrate 100 years of humanitarian service, highlight the lifesaving role of the Red Cross in our communities today and help build the foundation for another 100 years of Red Cross presence in Iowa. The Century of Service Sponsors receives unparalleled access to constituents and supporters of the American Red Cross of Iowa and will benefit from what is truly a once-in-a-century opportunity. To find out how you, your organization or your business can play a part in Red Cross history and be a visionary for the future of the American Red Cross Iowa, contact Dan Cataldi, dan.cataldi@redcross.org.

Century Events

Century Hero Events
Heroes of the Heartland is a celebration of heroes in our communities, now and over the past century. Events celebrating heroes and our 100 year anniversary will be held:
  • Dubuque, March 17, 2016
  • Des Moines/Central Iowa, April 8, 2016
  • Sioux City, April 14, 2016
  • Ottumwa, April 22, 2016
Red Boa Ball
Don your red and join us at the Cedar Rapids Marriott for the Red Boa Ball on April 30, 2016.

Turn the State Red Campaign
November 2016
During the month of November, we will celebrate the Century by “Turning the State Red” with the lights and signage throughout the state. This statewide campaign will be an opportunity for businesses, schools and other organizations to be engaged with our celebration by hosting fundraisers and other activities.


American Red Cross Serving Greater Iowa - Centennial Celebration