We are nearing the end of 2019, and for many of us, making charitable contributions at the end of the year is part of our holiday traditions. You can #GiveWithMeaning by making a tax-deductible gift at redcross.org. The Red Cross depends on generous donations to provide support, strength and hope to people in need year-round.
Thanks to the generosity of donors, when large disasters devastated families in the U.S. this year, nearly 9,000 Red Cross workers — 90 percent of them volunteers — left their homes to:
The Red Cross also provided emergency financial assistance to nearly 376,000 people for disaster needs like food and lodging. Many were recovering from home fires — which account for most of the disasters that the Red Cross responds to every eight minutes in the U.S.
Generous donations help save lives and alleviate suffering in other ways too. With this support, on average each year, the Red Cross is able to:
Please consider donating to support our lifesaving mission. You can also help people in need by volunteering or donating blood. Learn more at redcross.org.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.
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