Your Global Impact

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Your Support is Helping to Save Lives

Each year, disasters around the world devastate the lives of millions of people – and millions more die from easily preventable diseases. With your support, the American Red Cross is taking action to save lives.

In 2013 your contributions and volunteer service:

  • Provided urgent assistance to millions of people affected by disaster in 24 countries.
  • Continued to help 4.3 million people in Haiti rebuild their lives.
  • Helped vaccinate more than 98 million children against measles.
  • Continued to invest in disaster preparedness, making communities less vulnerable in 32 countries.
  • Help reconnect nearly 900 families separated by international war and disaster.
  • Educated 46,000 people in the United States about international humanitarian law.
To learn more about what you’ve helped accomplish as well as new and additional ways to remain involved, read the Global Impact (report).