Unite with thousands of compassionate people like you by donating for Red Cross Giving Day. In moments of heartbreak, your gift gives hope by providing shelter, food, relief items, emotional support and other assistance.
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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
What is Giving Day?
Giving Day is an opportunity for local communities to come together on one day to help the families who have been impacted by a home fire or other disaster and who urgently need Red Cross services to get back on their feet.
When is Red Cross Giving Day?
The seventh annual American Red Cross Giving Day is on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Giving Day takes place in March during Red Cross Month, when we recognize the people who make our mission possible — volunteers, blood donors, people trained in lifesaving skills and our supporters — who step up to aid others when #HelpCantWait.
How does Giving Day work?
So how does Giving Day work? In the weeks leading up to Giving Day, we'll share stories of how the Red Cross is helping families prepare for and recover from disasters big and small, each and every day. This year, our goal is to bring together 30,000 supporters to help families when they need it most.
How can I get involved in Giving Day?
You can get involved in two main ways:
Make a financial donation on Giving Day. Unite with thousands of compassionate people like you by donating at redcross.org/GivingDay. Your gift provides shelter, food, relief items, emotional support and other assistance.
Spread the word about Red Cross Giving Day. Share your passion for helping those in need. Encourage your friends and family to give a gift to help the families who urgently need Red Cross assistance after a home fire or disaster. #HelpCantWait
Why should I make a donation on Giving Day?
Your gift can provide hope and critical relief, like food, shelter and other essentials to people who need it most. Each donation for American Red Cross Giving Day makes an impact and can help those impacted by disaster.
Can I make a donation before March 24?
Yes, you don't have to wait until Giving Day to help people in urgent need. You can donate now. You will receive a confirmation receipt to the email address provided when you completed your donation. Your donation will be included in the total amount raised for Giving Day.
How can Red Cross Clubs participate in Giving Day?
Red Cross Clubs can participate in Giving Day by launching a charity livestream fundraising campaign between now and the end of March. Red Cross Clubs have a special opportunity to win some cool prizes.