About Us

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We can’t thank the Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross enough for the service they provide aiding victims in the wake of disaster both here in Cape May County and abroad. - Freeholder Ralph E. Sheets, Jr.

Located in Southern New Jersey, the Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross provides services to all communities in Atlantic, Cumberland, Cape May and Salem counties. We are part of the South Jersey Region, headquarted in Tinton Falls, NJ.

Our service area covers 1,300 square miles, 53 Municipalities, and has a rapidly increasing population with more than 500,000 residents. The entire eastern boundary is the Atlantic Ocean and the entire western boundary is the Delaware Bay. Major cities include Atlantic City, Pleasantville, Ocean City, Vineland, Ventnor City, Somers Point and Brigantine. Our community is richly diversified!

The Atlantic City shore area enjoys the casino gaming, top-name entertainment and related nightlife venues amidst the history of the Miss America Pageant; the relaxing island communities of Brigantine, Ventnor, Margate and Longport; the fast-growing areas of Galloway and Egg Harbor Townships; the rich farmlands of Cumberland County; the superb fisheries of both coasts; the Main Street flavor of towns such as Vineland, Bridgeton, Millville, Hammonton, and Pleasantville; as well as the rustic beauty of the Pinelands and Cape May municipalities such as Ocean City, Villas, Cape May Court House.

Thank You from the American Red Cross Video

What did we do in 2012?

We did a lot to help our community recover from local disasters such as house fires and flooding. We also helped prepare our community to deal with upcoming disasters.

Here's what we did by the numbers:

  • We responded to 252 local emergencies
  • We assisted 849 families with food, clothing, shelter and counseling
  • We helped more than 225 Military families in the local area with communications, counseling and financial assistance
  • 7,600 people took our life-saving courses including CPR, AED and babysitting

Blood Donor Center

In collaboration with the American Red Cross Blood Services, Penn-Jersey, a Blood Donor Center at our Chapter home enables the Red Cross in Pleasantville to collect blood and blood products, helping to supply local hospital patients with blood for surgery, cancer therapies, burn treatment, and chronic diseases requiring specialized blood products.
American Red Cross Blood Donor Center
850 North Franklin Blvd.
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 646-8330, ext. 229

Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Please click here to schedule an appointment online.
Please give blood today!