Mr. Fred Rogers talks about how to find hope during a catastrophe. Every 8 minutes, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster; providing emergency shelter, hot meals and financial support to families in need. When you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope.
During Fiscal Year 2016, the Northern California Coastal Region has been able to make a difference in our local community because of the generosity of our donors and support of our volunteers. Together, we provided the following programs and services:
Preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies
812responses to local disasters
3,235local families received disaster assistance
3,881smoke alarms installed in resident’s homes
5,644 students reached through the Pillowcase Project
961 local organizations registered with Ready Rating
Educating our community through digital engagement
3,787,143 people reached through local Red Cross website
26,885 downloads of Red Cross apps
7,181,052 individuals reached through Red Cross social media platforms
Increasing community health and safety preparedness
55,957 people trained in CPR, first aid, and AED skills
25,576 people trained in aquatics and water safety skills
2,869 people trained in caregiving skills
Providing Service to the Armed Forces and their families in emergencies
2,774 Service to the Armed Forces cases opened
2,516 family follow-up services provided
5,966 individuals reached through resiliency courses and Get to Know Us briefings
Connecting families around the world
52 active Restoring Family Link cases
Making a difference in other’s lives
66,342 blood donations
Empowering our community
167,310 volunteer hours
71 youth Red Cross clubs in local schools
Local Programs & Services
What can the American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region do for you?
Kincade Fire Recovery Services
Servicios de Recuperación después del incendio Kincade
Take 10 minutes now to learn how you can protect your loved ones and be ready for emergencies large or small. Ready or Not: Prepare for Chance is the story of instructor-in-training, Chance Delancy, and a group of neighbors whose emergency plans are put to the test. Through their adventures you will learn how to create your own family plan, build your supply kit and safely respond to emergencies when the time comes.
The American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region provides 24-hour emergency assistance to people affected by fires, floods and other disasters.
If you or someone you know has recently experienced a disaster, contact us at (415) 427-8000.
When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is ready to provide a place to sleep, warm meals, clothing, emotional support and hope to those affected.
We could have just the opportunity you’re looking for ... whether it's training to respond to disasters, supporting a blood drive, delivering messages to members of our military, or connecting families displaced by conflict, we hope you'll join our mission.
We collect blood every day from donors who help ensure a safe supply of blood when it’s needed.
We offer training in first aid, CPR/AED, swimming and water safety, care giving and more.
Service to the Armed Forces
We relay urgent messages between U.S. service members and their families through our global communications.
Home Fire Campaign
The American Red Cross is launching a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries by 25% over the next five years through the Home Fire Preparedness Safety Campaign.
With more than a century of experience, the American Red Cross works with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network to meet the needs of the world’s most vulnerable communities.