About Us

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The American Red Cross New Jersey Region proudly serves a population of 8.8 million in New Jersey.

    In 2015, the New Jersey Region:

  • Responded to 889 local disasters, helping 1,820 families displaced by home fires.
  • Collected more than 88,439 units of blood through blood drives and our donation centers.
  • Trained 117,088 individuals with life-saving skills in preparedness, CPR, AED use, first aid and aquatics.
  • Provided 3,920 military family case services with emergency messages, helping families find assistance and/or get counseling and referrals.
These Red Cross services are made possible by the generous contribution of time from 5,800 volunteers who help make a difference in our communities!

Our Mission

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.