American Red Cross disaster preparedness trainings are available in-person and virtually for both youth and adults! Free presentations are offered by the regional Red Cross Preparedness Team. Simply download the free materials below and click to select or request a program.
Be Red Cross Ready
Be Red Cross Ready is a national, standardized preparedness education program for adults taught by a certified presenter. The curriculum is designed to help people understand, prepare for, and respond appropriately to year-round disasters like home fires and local hazards like hurricanes.
Prepare with Pedro
Ages 5 - 7
Prepare with Pedro is a 30- to 45-minute preparedness education program for grades K-2 that teaches students how to "be prepared" and "take action".
The Pillowcase Project
Ages 8 - 12
The virtual Pillowcase Project is a free interactive preparedness program designed for children in grades 3 through 5. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards, teach safety and emotional coping skills, as well as the importance of personal preparedness.
Click to Request a Be Red Cross Ready Presentation
Special group sessions are scheduled upon request. Please email our
preparedness team with your contact information, group name, preferred date and time.