Encompassing Baltimore City and the counties of Baltimore, Harford and Carroll; Central Maryland’s 1.9 million residents are the lifeblood of this vibrant and diverse community. The American Red Cross is proud to support the resilience and vitality of Central Maryland.
Do you need assistance?
Have you been affected by a home fire or other disaster?
Do you need information about giving blood, or would you like to set up a blood drive?
Information on blood drives, blood donation appointments as well as your personal blood donor account can be found on our Red Cross Blood website (click the link below). You may also call us 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Are you a member of the military and need assistance?
We provide help for members of the military, veterans and their families to prepare for, cope with and respond to the challenges of military service. Call 1-877-272-7337 (24 hours a day) or click below to learn more.
The American Red Cross strives to build strong and sustainable relationships with diverse communities in the National Capital Area. Our volunteers, programs and services reach thousands of people with disaster preparedness materials and other lifesaving information. To make a request to have the American Red Cross at your event, please submit an online request here.
The Central Maryland Chapter serves 1.9 million people and is led by Executive Director Misty Bruce. In collaboration with a robust volunteer base, dedicated Board of Directors, and highly knowledgeable staff Misty leverages more than two decades of humanitarian work, to maximize operational excellence while delivering the unwavering mission of the American Red Cross. Taking pride in her ability to create thriving community partnerships, nurture complex relationships and grow programs geared toward resilience, Misty strives to make a positive community impact and alleviate human suffering. During free time, she can be found hiking, gardening, reading, spending time with friends and family, and volunteering in the community. Please feel free to reach out to her personally with questions or concerns.