A view of our Sarasota County Red Cross office located at 2001 Cantu Ct. in Sarasota, FL 34232.
Report a Home Fire or Other Disaster
24-hour phone number: 1 800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) > Prompt 4
Military Emergency Communications
24-hour phone number: 877-272-7337
Would you like to request the Red Cross at your event or a Red Cross Speaker? Please complete this form.
Chris Purnell started her career with the American Red Cross in 2005 as a volunteer. Since then, she has held a variety of leadership roles including Board Member for the Southwest Florida Chapter, Volunteer Manager, and Director of Staff Services and Workforce Engagement. Chris lives in Bradenton and her husband of 30+ years, a fellow Red Crosser. She has two children, a son-in law and two grandchildren.
The Red Cross is here for you. Please call us 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) - 24 hours a day.
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 Red Cross offers classes in: CPR, first aid, lifeguarding, learn to swim, water safety and more. Click below to learn more.
For questions about classes or certification cards you may also call: 1-800-RED-CROSS.
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