Contrary to what is stated in recent media reports, the American Red Cross does provide information about our spending on disasters. The Red Cross has several publically available resources to ensure those we help and the general public are aware of how donations enable us to meet the short and long-term needs of communities impacted by disasters such as Hurricane Sandy.
Those can be found here:
The vast majority of our 25-page July 29, 2013 letter to the New York Attorney General is being released and details our response efforts following Superstorm Sandy. We sought to keep confidential a small part of the letter that provided proprietary information important to maintaining our ability to raise funds and fulfill our mission.