We at the American Red Cross would like to thank everyone for their support on #GivingTuesday to help bring comfort and hope to families in need.
Your kindness allows us to fulfill our lifesaving mission of preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies.
Because of your generosity, each year, the Red Cross is able to:
Respond to more than 60,000 disasters in the U.S.
Provide nearly 550,000 services to members of the military, veterans and their families through our Hero Care Network.
Train more than 4.6 million people in first aid, water safety and other lifesaving skills.
Help nearly 210 million people around the world through American Red Cross disease prevention activities and disaster services.
Distribute more than 6.4 million blood products for transfusion to meet the needs of patients at about 2,500 hospitals and other facilities across the country.
On behalf of the individuals and families that we serve each day, thank you again for your support. We wish you a safe and joyous holiday season.
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.