About the American Red Cross of Idaho and East Oregon
The American Red Cross of Greater Idaho serves more than 1.4 million people across more than 94,000 square miles including Malheur, Union, Wallowa and Baker counties in East Oregon.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The Greater Idaho Chapter of the American Red Cross is part of the largest and most diverse service organization in the United States.
We provide food and shelter in emergencies, assist members of our armed forces and their families, teach lifesaving skills, and more. All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people.
The vision of the Greater Idaho Chapter of the American Red Cross is to be the most trusted community service organization in education, preparation and response to natural disasters and human emergencies.
Responds to a disaster approximately every day, year round.
Reaches approximately 30,000 youth and adults with safety and preparedness training annually.
Assists over 550 military families with emergency communications, welfare inquires and other services each year.
Brings together over 420 local volunteers who give an average of 28,000 service hours of time and expertise every year.