The Red Cross is working closely with our partners and local officials to ensure help is available when and where people need it most. You can find information on open Red Cross shelters on redcross.org, the free Red Cross Emergency app or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767).
The American Red Cross North Florida Region serves approximately 3.8 million residents in 35 counties. The region includes the Northeast Florida, Capital Area & Northwest Florida chapters.
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Cassandra Loveless had no idea that her first disaster deployment with the American Red Cross would be across the country. Loveless arrived at the Red Cross Legends Center evacuation shelter Wednesday, September 28 following a trip from Glacier Park, MT. As a blood donor, Loveless, 37, says she was familiar with the Red Cross mission … Continue reading Montana volunteer helps shelter Jacksonville residents
When Ashley Reyes and her family moved to their home in the Patriot Ridge neighborhood of Jacksonville two years ago, they had no idea that they would soon be in a shelter. Hurricane Ian forced them to evacuate. “In the back of our home is a pond and we were very concerned with the possibility … Continue reading First-time shelter residents find safety
The American Red Cross relies on volunteers and interns to help increase local reach and spread awareness of the Red Cross’ goals and advocacy for those in need. Joshua McHardy is a Psychology major at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida and began looking for ways to positively impact his community while earning his degree. … Continue reading A Positive Impact
Every day, home fires claim seven lives, most often in homes without working smoke alarms. To combat this, the American Red Cross has rallied volunteers to participate in Sound the Alarm — a home fire prevention campaign that empowers members of the Red Cross to go door-to-door to install free smoke alarms, share safety information, … Continue reading Giving Peace of Mind