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.
Challenge yourself to 50 miles this fall to raise funds for people affected by disasters like storms, floods, and countless other crises. Throughout the Challenge, participants will receive messages of encouragement and fundraising tips via our supportive Facebook group.
Registration opens September 10th. Challenge starts October 1st and concludes November 5th.
Paula Prendergast joined the American Red Cross Broward County Chapter as Executive Director in 2014. Since being appointed to lead the chapter, she has inspired and empowered a renewal of the Red Cross mission. She’s no stranger to Broward County; Prendergast has been in non-profit management for over 20 years. She’s a proven leader and true proponent of the non-profit sector. Paula has directed major fundraising events for community health organizations and was instrumental in bringing back to the Broward County Chapter the American Red Cross Dine & Dock Celebrity/CEO & Experience Auction Humanitarian Awards. This outstanding signature event generates awareness and helps raise funds for the Red Cross mission. Paula was the Area Director of the American Lung Association in Florida and served as Executive Director for the Florida Chapter Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.
Paula is an avid angler from York, Penn. and a graduate of Towson University. She is a member of the Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club, Nonprofit Executive Alliance of Broward and Trustee Member of the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. Additionally, she serves on the Broward County Recovery Coalition and Parkland Shooting Task Force.
Frederica “Freddi” Hennessy
Board Chair, Member of the Disaster Action Team, Community Volunteer Leader. Retired Director, Talent Acquisition at Jackson Memorial Health System.
Debbie Banks-Snyder, Owner/Vice-President Lago Mar
Lisa Caldwell, Real Estate Advisor, Liz Caldwell Group
Ramón Canto, Sales Director South East Mexico & The Caribbean,Latin America & Caribbean Region Motorola Solutions
Margaux Fiori, CDFA, CEO Fiori Financial Group
Scott Ford, Vice President for Development and Marketing, Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.
Robert E. Grasty, Chief Human Resources Officer and Interim VP of Clinical Operations and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Woundtech
Richard Helber, CEO, Tropical Financial Credit Union
Frederica Hennessey, Retired, Director of Talent Acquisition, Jackson Health System
Cynthia G. Imperato, Immediate Past Board Chair, Member of the Tiffany Circle, Retired Circuit Court Judge Broward County
Moises Issa, M.D., Vice-Chair, Board Development Chair, Primary Care Physicians of Florida
LaurieAnne Minoff, Realtor Associate, Keller Williams Realty Professionals
Stephanie C. Moon, 17th Judicial Circuit Court Judge
Lawrence M. Ploucha, Mission Committee Chair, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC.
Frank P. Rainer, J.D., LL.M., MBA, MS, Senior Vice President/General Counsel, Memorial Healthcare System
Ravi & Devyn Ramnarain, Secretary, Ravi Ramnarain, CPA, LLC
Kelsi Root, Director of Patient Care, South Beach Orthotics and Prosthetics
Eugene Tangney, VP, Global Used Vehicle Sales, Ryder System, Inc.
James Waldman, General Counsel at Keiser University and Everglades University
Kay Yoder, VP Environmental Health, Safety, & Business Continuity, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits