During challenging times such as these, it is even more important to help families, neighbors, communities, and organizations assisting those who need it most. Your donation will enable the Red Cross to continue delivering its lifesaving mission – both today and the future.
When you donate to the Red Cross, your donation is used efficiently.
The Red Cross is proud that an average of 90 cents of every dollar we spend is invested in delivering care and comfort to those in need.
Giving Day FAQs
When is Red Cross Giving Day?
The sixth annual American Red Cross Giving Day is on Wednesday March 25, 2020. Giving Day takes place in March during Red Cross Month, a time to recognize heroes who help those in need in their community all year round.
What is Giving Day?
Giving Day is an opportunity for local communities to come together on one day to support the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.
What has changed with Giving Day in light of coronavirus?
Given the on-going need for the Red Cross to continue delivering its lifesaving mission, Giving Day donations will support help where it is needed most – whether it’s making certain that no one is left alone in the wake of a disaster, or ensuring that a patient can receive lifesaving blood as they undergo cancer treatment, and assist members of the military and their families.
Can I make a donation before March 25?
Yes! You don't have to wait until Giving Day to help families, neighbors, communities, and organizations assisting those who need it most. You can donate now. You will receive a confirmation receipt at the email address you provide when you complete your donation. Your donation will be included in the total amount for Giving Day.
Why should I make a donation on Giving Day?
Your gift can help ensure that no one is left alone in the face of an emergency. Your donation to help where it’s needed most will enable the Red Cross to continue delivering its lifesaving mission – both today and the future. Unite with other generous people like you to help us reach our goal of 30,000 supporters this Giving Day, March 25, 2020.
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, your gift is tax deductible. You will receive an e-mail confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.
How will my Red Cross Giving Day donation be used?
Unless otherwise indicated, donations made on this website for Red Cross Giving Day will be used Where It Is Needed Most which supports all of the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.
How will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Upon completing your donation on redcross.org you will receive a confirmation receipt for your donation at the email address you provided when you made your donation.
If you need a reissued receipt, please contact American Red Cross Donor Services at 1-800-RED-CROSS or submit your request to the financial donation inquiry form so that your inquiry can be promptly addressed.
Who can I contact for help with my donation?
Please contact American Red Cross Donor Services at 1-800-RED-CROSS or submit your request to the financial donation inquiry form so that your inquiry is promptly addressed.