The American Red Cross Pillowcase Project is a free, interactive preparedness program designed for youth ages 8 to 11. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards and teaches safety, emotional coping skills, and personal preparedness.
The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region responds to nearly 58,341 disasters in a single year. However, the most common disaster response for the Red Cross is home fires. Every eight minutes, the American Red Cross responds to a home fire or other emergency. Home fires can happen quickly, devastating lives and property.
Businesses, schools and local organizations are a vital part of every community and essential to their community's ability to remain strong after a disaster or emergency. From a heart attack on site or a fire that destroys your files to a major disaster affecting your ability to operate, emergencies can strike anytime, anywhere.