Local Programs

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Auxiliary Society

A group of civic-minded professionals, the Auxiliary Society supports the Red Cross through outreach and event-based fundraising.

Chicago Red Cross, Disaster Preparedness Summit Photo

Disaster Preparedness Summit

The Disaster Preparedness Summit brings community organizations together to build a stronger, more resilient region.

Donate your vehicle to help the Red Cross

Donate Your Vehicle

Donating your vehicle—in any condition—is a great way to help us help others. Our partner accepts vehicles in all 50 states, from cars and trucks to boats and motorcycles.

Chicago Red Cross, Heroes Breakfast Photo

Heroes Breakfast

Local individuals or groups are nominated by community members and honored at our annual Heroes Breakfast.

Red Cross Chicago Reconnecting Families

Reconnecting Families

American Red Cross caseworkers around the U.S. help families locate missing relatives by working with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations in nearly every country around the world. Annually the American Red Cross assists more than 5,000 families trying to reconnect with their loved ones in the U.S. and around the world.

Chicago Red Cross, Red Cross Classic, Golf Event Photo

Red Cross Classic

Golfers hit the links to raise money for the Red Cross.

Run Red Program Sign Up

Team Red Cross

Run for a cause and join Team Red Cross at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon or Shamrock Shuffle 8k.

Chicago Local Programs - Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

The American Red Cross is launching a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries by 25% over the next five years through the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign.

Chicago Youth and Family Programs

Youth & Family Programs

The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Region offers a variety of youth and family programs in our community. Start exploring the possibilities today!

Military service woman with her family

Service to the Armed Forces

The American Red Cross provides critical services with a caring touch to men and women in all branches of the United States military, active duty personnel, reservists and members of the National Guard, and their families.