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Support Our Military: Give Something that Means Something

Holiday Giving

Give something that means something this holiday season and help the American Red Cross bring hope to people in some of their darkest hours – someone who has lost everything in a disaster, a hospital patient who needs blood, or a military family facing an emergency.

Please support the American Red Cross 2016 Holiday Giving Campaign and give a gift of support, strength and hope to someone who needs it while honoring someone in your life.

Honor friends and family with a unique gift. Your donation is a tax-deductible contribution to the Red Cross. Simply choose unique gifts in honor of the people on your list; send them a free holiday greeting or e-card to announce your gift and know your donation will help people when they need it most.


During this holiday season you can help support members of the U.S. military and veterans through our Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) program. The Red Cross has been helping members of our country’s armed forces, our veterans and civilians for more than a century. Today the Red Cross provides more than 352,000 services to members of the military and veterans every year.

Here’s just a sampling of the gifts you can give this holiday season:

  • You can help deliver urgent messages to service members who may need to get home during a family crisis. ‘
  • Support Red Cross therapy support programs for service members and veterans who are ill and injured.
  • Support SAF Reconnection Workshops that help service members and veterans adjust to their home and community when they return from being deployed.
  • Give something that means something during this holiday season. Help the Red Cross support those in need here at home and around the globe.

    About the American Red Cross:

    The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

    Donate Now

    Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.

    $10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.