Your donation supports education, outreach and disaster response in your community.Your donation supports education, outreach and disaster response in your community.
The Red Cross Helps Local Communities from Coast to Coast
24 Hours a Day, 365 Days a Year
With offices in every state and territory in the U.S., the Red Cross is a truly local organization. As neighbors helping neighbors, we work to make communities more resilient and provide support to families in their times of need. Your gift in support of "Your Local Red Cross" enables this necessary work.
Local Red Cross chapters brief more than 768,000 service members & families each year through the “Get to Know Us Before You Need Us” program.
Help families & communities become more resilient
On average, more than 17,000 people each day receive lifesaving Red Cross training and information.
Educate children about disaster safety
We reach an average of more than 296,000 youth each year through the Pillowcase Project, Monster Guard app and more.
Train & equip our volunteer workforce
Last year, nearly 372,000 people volunteered their time at blood drives, smoke alarm installation events, emergency shelters, and more.
The Red Cross is active in local communities around the country every day. Depending on the specific needs of your community we may be educating schoolchildren, responding to home fires and other emergencies, supplying lifesaving blood, providing health & safety training, and more. Your gift in support of "Your Local Red Cross" strengthens our ability to serve the needs of your community and may go to a variety of services that your chapter is providing..
A Gift to the Red Cross Goes Far
Through our 263 local chapters, the Red Cross helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Since 2014, the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign has helped families in more than 14,000 local communities.
The Red Cross responds to an average of more than 60,000 disasters every year, in cities & towns across America.
More than 283,000 people attend Red Cross disaster education presentations in their communities each year.
Stories from People We Help
Other Ways You Can Help
We know a financial donation is not always possible. Here are 4 other ways you can join our mission.