Press Releases

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Mazda Celebrates Second Year of Vehicle Donations to American Red Cross
Mazda builds on support of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program. Read More.

American Red Cross and Kidde Join Forces to Help Protect People from Home Fires
The American Red Cross will receive a gift of more than 26,000 smoke alarms with sealed 10-year lithium batteries from Kidde valued at $500,000 to support the organization’s Home Fire Campaign. The multi-year campaign aims to reduce home fire deaths and injuries by 25 percent. Read More.

Nationwide's Make Safe Happen® Program, American Red Cross, Safe Kids Worldwide and Others Partner to Launch New Home Fire Drill Day
October 15 observance day aims to raise awareness for home fire drills as nearly half of parents say their children do not know what to do in the event of a home fire. Read More.

Corporations and Organizations Help American Red Cross Prepare Communities for Disasters
During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross is recognizing 96 leading corporations and organizations that give to the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program. Read More.

Red Cross and Disney Help Half a Million Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters
The American Red Cross is celebrating the significant impact of its signature disaster preparedness program for youth –The Pillowcase Project – which has reached more than 500,000 students nationwide, resulting in six lives saved. Read More.

Red Cross and Boise Paper Partner to Help Communities Prepare for Disasters
American Red Cross and Boise Paper, a division of Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), have joined forces to launch Pledge to Prepare. Read More.

National Grid Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program
Pledge of Ongoing Support Enables Red Cross to Prepare for and Respond to Disasters. Read More.

Anheuser-Busch Donates $1 Million To American Red Cross In Honor Of 30 Year Anniversary
Anheuser-Busch’s contribution to the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program allows the Red Cross to pre-position supplies, secure shelters, maintain emergency vehicles and train volunteers nationwide before a disaster strikes and immediately respond when a disaster occurs. Read More.

Ball Foundation Recognized for Contribution
Ball Foundation Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program. Read More.

IKEA US Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program
Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States. Read More.

1-800-BOARDUP Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program
Assistance critical to enabling Red Cross to respond to disasters in the United States. Read More.

ArcelorMittal continues annual support to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program
Leading steelmaker has provided more than $1.5 million to emergency preparedness and response efforts since 2008. Read More.

Anheuser-Busch Joins American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program
$500,000 donation will support immediate disaster relief on national and local level. Read More.

Mondelēz International Foundation Pledges $2 Million to IFRC and American Red Cross for Humanitarian Aid
New Funding Model Empowers Partners for Immediate Response. Read More.

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 | Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. Read More.

American Red Cross, Keebler® Keep Blood Donation Sweet
Monday, March 6, 2013 | Keebler donates more than six million cookies a year, continues partnership at blood drives. Read More.

WellPoint Joins $1 Million Donors to the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the U.S. Read More

U.S. Bank and American Red Cross Announce Partnership
Monday, March 4, 2013 | U.S. Bank and American Red Cross today announced a new partnership that will provide disaster preparedness funding, opportunities for customer contributions, and increased employee volunteer opportunities. Read more.

The Weather Company Appoints Gail McGovern to its Board of Directors
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | The Weather Company (TWC) today announced the appointment of Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, to its board of directors. Read more.

FedEx: A Valued Red Cross Partner
Monday, November 26, 2012 | FedEx, a founding member of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, has provided millions of dollars in cash and in-kind services over the years. Read more.

Corporate Donations Help Red Cross Respond after Sandy
Friday, November 9, 2012 | In response to Superstorm Sandy, companies large and small, representing industries across the United States, are supporting people in need by donating to the American Red Cross. Read more.

Red Cross Ready to Respond to Sandy; Urges Those in Storm's Path to Prepare Now
Friday, October 26, 2012 | The American Red Cross is preparing to respond to Hurricane Sandy all along the East Coast and urges everyone who may be affected by the storm to get ready too. Read more.

Briggs & Stratton Helps American Red Cross "Get Ahead of the Storm" With Second Round of Donations
Monday, October 1, 2012 | Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced that it will complete its delivery of nearly $1 million in donated generators and pressure washers to an additional 58 American Red Cross chapters nationwide. Read more.

American Red Cross Moving People, Supplies for Isaac
Saturday, August 25, 2012 | With Tropical Storm Isaac expected to reach Florida on Sunday, the American Red Cross is mobilizing more than 1,000 trained disaster workers, thousands of relief supplies and is preparing to open dozens of shelters to assist those displaced by the storm. Read more.

Corporate Partners Help American Red Cross Prepare for Hurricane Season
Friday, June 01, 2012 | The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, and the American Red Cross is preparing to respond to hurricanes and other disasters with the help of more than 30 leading corporations that are members of the organization’s Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder (DR) program. Read more.