To learn how partnership opportunities with the Red Cross can help your company and our community, or for additional information on any of the opportunities or programs listed below, please contact a member of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region partnership team.
Workplace giving is a simple and effective way for your employees to support the American Red Cross mission. Your participation helps fund vital research, programs and services. No matter what size your contribution, your dollars add up to make a difference.
Your company and its employees can make a difference and help those in need down the street, across the country and around the world through workplace giving.
During Disaster Response - We offer our corporate partners a co-branded, secure online donation site to raise funds from employees or visitors to your website during disasters. Join the hundreds of other Fortune 1000 companies that have raised millions of dollars through these co-branded sites. This product is available at no charge to companies with multiple locations and more than 2,000 employees.
During your Annual Campaign or Matching Gifts Program - The Red Cross enjoys one of the highest brand recognition ratings among all nonprofits. In fact, 75% of adults would consider donating to or volunteering with the Red Cross. Including a trusted organization like the Red Cross can help make your workplace giving campaign a success.
Red Cross Support for Your Campaigns:
As an independent, non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of individuals and corporations to help us raise the funds necessary to support our mission and the work of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. Annual fundraising events such as the Heroes Luncheon, Celebrity Golf Classic, Red Tie Gala, and Fritz Coleman Comedy Night provide opportunities for individuals and corporate members of our community to get involved and help raise funds for programs and emergency services throughout the Los Angeles Region.
For information on upcoming events and sponsorship opportunities and how you can get involved, please email LosAngelesEvents@redcross.org.
Your organization can support the ongoing preparedness and readiness efforts of the Los Angeles Region by hosting a fundraiser:
When a major disaster occurs – from a large apartment complex fire to a major hurricane – people in the community are among the first to help, often looking for a way to support the relief efforts underway. Or your organization may want to help support the ongoing preparedness and readiness efforts of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. Fundraising events of this kind are called “Third Party Fundraisers” and must be registered with the Los Angeles Region.
Please follow the steps below to propose and register a third party fundraising partnership with the Red Cross:
1. Contact the Development Department
Contact the Development Department of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region at (310) 445-9916 or email thidparty.LACA@redcross.org to express your interest in organizing a third party fundraising to benefit the American Red Cross.
2. Complete Third Party Agreement
Download and fill out the Third Party Agreement Application
.3. Send application back
Mail, email or fax the application back to Nikki Kelley at the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region:
American Red Cross
Third Party Fundraising Events
11355 Ohio Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Fax: (310) 445-2680
After sending your information, please wait for the Development Department to contact you. If your application is approved, you will be asked to sign a Third Party Agreement.
Why is an agreement necessary?
When is an agreement required?
The American Red Cross appreciates your interest in fundraising on behalf of our humanitarian organization. Thank you for your support!
The American Red Cross relies on generous support from partners so that we can prepare for the unexpected and respond immediately when an event occurs. By providing funding in advance to Disaster Relief our Disaster Responders ensure the Red Cross is able to sustain its mission and provide help to those affected by disaster.
Learn about becoming a Disaster Responder Member.
The distinguished corporate members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) enable the Red Cross to respond immediately to the needs of individuals and families impacted by disaster anywhere in the United States, regardless of cost.
Learn about the Annual Disaster Giving Program.
A Red Cross customizable microsite allows your employees or customers to support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross:
A Red Cross customizable online donation site (or a microsite) allows your employees or customers to support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world. These sites are suggested for companies with approximately 2,000 or more US based employees and multiple locations. If your company has fewer than 2,000 US based employees, we have other online donations options.
All individuals who donate through your URL will automatically receive an acknowledgement and receipt by email.
Our Red Cross contact will provide summary reports on the number and amount of donations made through your site. If you need us to share detailed donor information for matching gift purposes, please answer yes to needing donor information in your online employee agreement.
Easy Matching Gifts
If you are matching employee donations, use the reports sent by your Red Cross contact to determine the amount of the match. Submit your matching gift check with a cover letter that includes your company name, contact information, a note that the donation is a matching contribution, and designation of matching contribution, if needed.
Contact our corporate partnership team for more information: thidparty.LACA@redcross.org.
Group Volunteer Opportunities (GVO) engage multiple volunteers and/or external organizations in ways to volunteer with the American Red Cross as a group. As a one-time event, GVOs offers a new and exciting way for everyone, Red Cross volunteer or not, to get involved!
Curious about how you might be able to help as a group? Here are some examples:
To effectively support groups looking for one day service projects, all GVO requests require at least 60 days' notice from the requested GVO date.
Submission of form does not guarantee date and request; you will be contacted by Outreach.LosAngeles.CA@RedCross.org for next steps. We appreciate your understanding in ensuring that we plan for the best staffing and service for your event.
To make a request for your group to get involved, please review our Group Volunteer Opportunities Guide. This guide contains a full list of GVOs and the request form.
Group Volunteer Opportunity Sign Up Form
Thank you for your interest in Group Volunteer Opportunities with the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. We are look forward to working with and alongside your group of co-workers, classmates, family or friends!
For information on ways to support the Red Cross Los Angeles Region, please contact the Development Office: (310) 445-9900