May 1: American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties | Kearny Mesa
Kick-off the Shelter of Hope by learning about the Red Cross lines of service, play games, win prizes, donate blood between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and enjoy lunchtime food trucks.
May 2: San Diego State University
The Service to Armed Forces department offers mind-body workshops and more to military members, veterans and their families. Come take a mind-body workshop, bowl a strike with us and students can pick up free scantrons, just in time for finals week!
May 3: Petco Park
We are celebrating the offerings of the Red Cross WIC program through a health and wellness day at Petco Park (note: The Shelter of Hope activities will begin at 4:30 p.m. inside a ticketed area of Petco Park).
May 4: Sound the Alarm | Chula Vista
The Shelter of Hope will be at our Sound the Alarm installation event in Chula Vista to thank the 300+ volunteers who will aim install 1,000 smoke alarms in just a few hours. Want to join us in installing smoke alarms and saving lives? Please sign up here!
May 5: Old Town San Diego
Happy Cinco de Mayo! The Red Cross will be at Old Town’s celebration showcasing our shelter with games and prizes as well as a highlight on the Red Cross Training Services department.
May 6: San Diego Humane Society | San Diego Campus – Gaines Street
The San Diego Humane Society is a vital Red Cross partner during disasters. Stop by to walk through a simulated Red Cross shelter next to a simulated pet shelter, build your own pet preparedness kit, take a pet first-aid class and learn Hands-Only CPR.
May 7: UC San Diego | Library Walk
The Shelter of Hope will be wrapped into one of the days of UCSD’s week-long annual Blood Bash blood drive to highlight the need for life-saving blood donations. To schedule your appointment to donate blood, go to redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “BloodBash” to sign up.
May 8: World Red Cross Day | University Club
We’re celebrating World Red Cross Day with a luncheon to mark the end of the Shelter of Hope campaign while also thanking the donors and sponsors that make the Red Cross mission possible through their generosity.