Blood that is donated through the American Red Cross helps patients of all ages including cancer and sickle cell patients, trauma and burn patients, and patients with chronic diseases. Take a look at our eligibility requirements and schedule an appointment to give blood today. A one-time blood donation can save up to three lives!
Are you a member of the military and need assistance?
The American Red Cross provides help for members of the military, veterans, and their families to prepare for, cope with and respond to the challenges of military service. Learn how our nonprofit helps active military members and veterans in Northern New Jersey.
The American Red Cross offers a selection of classes where you can learn and become certified in various lifesaving skills. Our nonprofit near you has both online and in-person options for CPR certification and CPR classes, first aid and water safety training, and child care training.
It’s easy to get involved with the Red Cross in Northern New Jersey. Local opportunities include becoming a trained disaster relief response volunteer helping people affected by home fires; supporting trauma, cancer, and other patients in need by donating blood, platelet, and plasma at our local blood donation center; and learning CPR, First AID, and other lifesaving skills that will prepare you to respond to emergencies.
Give a Gift
The best way to provide immediate relief to your neighbors facing emergency situations is through a monetary donation. Our disaster assistance programs rely heavily on the generous financial support of citizens in the New Jersey region. Even if you only have a few dollars to spare, your donation to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund will make a significant difference in the lives of those facing disasters. Make a one-time donation today either online, by phone, or by mail, or set up a recurring monthly donation to make an even bigger difference.
We cannot accept donations of household goods or clothing. Please consider supporting us with a financial gift.
The humanitarian work that we do at American Red Cross would not be possible without our volunteers. We have a variety of disaster relief volunteer opportunities available, as well as potential positions focused on facility management, health and safety, service to the Armed Forces, and professional specialties like photography, IT, and more. Check out our current volunteer opportunities near you in Northern New Jersey!
Leadership and Board of Directors
Charles Wortmann – Chapter Chair Josh Howley – Vice-Chair and Board Development Chair Michael Turgeon – Philanthropy Chair Al Cristantiello – BioMed Chair Jay Beasley – Service Delivery Chair Rick Barrett – Service Delivery Regional Representative Zeba Khan / JudeAnn Strauss – Regional Diversity and Inclusion Committee Representatives Jackie Liu Raia / Jay Weisman – Regional External Relations Committee Representatives
Rick Barrett – Quattran Associates Jay Beasley – Verizon Karen Connolly – Allergan Al (Eligio) Cristantiello – Tokio Marine America Insurance Michael Gaffney – PSEG Izumi Hara – (retd.) Christy Hodde – American Red Cross (retd.) Joshua Howley – Sills Cummis & Gross Paul Kalamaras – Investors Bank Zeba Khan – Celgene Corporation Man Lee – Nisivoccia LLP
Monica Mattaur – Prudential Roseland Bill Moore – Solvay Novecare Barry O'Brien – Barclays Satyan Parameswaran – UPS Jackie M. Lue Raia – Fairleigh Dickinson University Judeann Strauss – UPS Edward Susco – Audio Visual Associates Michael Turgeon – PriceWaterhouse Coopers Jay Weisman – Legacy Philanthropy Group Charles Wortmann – Educational Resources Alessandra Iben – Millburn High School Red Cross Youth Club Sienna Tu – Academies at Englewood Red Cross Youth Club