Triangle Area Chapter (Regional Headquarters) | 919-231-1602
The American Red Cross Serving the Triangle Area of North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Franklin, Johnston, Wake and Warren Counties.
Cape Fear Area Chapter | 910-762-2683
The American Red Cross of the Cape Fear Area of North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, and Wayne Counties.
Central North Carolina Chapter | 919-489-6541
The American Red Cross Serving Central North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Chatham, Durham, Granville, Orange, Person and Vance Counties.
Northeastern North Carolina Chapter | 252-355-3800
The American Red Cross Serving the Northeastern North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Washington, and Wilson.
Sandhills Chapter | 910-867-8151
The American Red Cross Serving the Sandhills of North Carolina is proud to serve the communities of Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland Counties.
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Triangle Area Chapter
Barry Porter, Regional Executive
Dan Behanna, Board Chair, PNC Bank
Central North Carolina Chapter
Laurie Hughes, Executive Director
Jennifer D'Agostino, Board Chair, RTI International
Cape Fear Chapter
James Jarvis, Executive Director
Kevin Briggs, Board Chair, New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Northeastern North Carolina Chapter
Miltia Grady-Wheatley, Executive Director
Trevor Lane, Board Chair, Retired Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
Phil Harris, Executive Director
Trina Tiffany, Board Chair, Nationwide
March 12: Charter granted to the Wake County Chapter of the American Red Cross signed by President Woodrow Wilson. During those days, volunteers rolled bandages, made bed shirts for hospitalized soldiers at Camp Polk and provided canteen service for troop trains, feeding stations and the soldiers' Bath House near the railroad station in Raleigh.
During World War II, the Red Cross provided layettes for newborn babies of servicemen and comfort kids. Social workers also verified home conditions for service personnel.
Poe Family donates land in Raleigh to the Red Cross (current Triangle Chapter building).
Triangle Chapter house at 100 N. Peartree Lane in Raleigh is completed and dedicated.
Wake County Red Cross serves as sponsoring agency for Meals on Wheels with meals transported in Red Cross vans from Wake Hospital to Hillyer Memorial Christian Church.
The chapter suffers the worst disaster to affect Wake County, the November Tornado, that left a 9-county area in panic and destruction.
Hurrican Fran marked the largest local operation for the Triangle Area Chapter in 8 years.
Hurricane Floyd devastates eastern North Carolina; National disaster relief efforts initially coordinated from the Chapter and continued for the next two years.
Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma brought suffering to people in an area larger than North and South Carolina combined. In total, the American Red Cross provided financial assistance to more than 1.4 million families or approximately 4 million people; provided 3.8 million overnight stays in 1400 shelters and served more than 68 million meals and snacks.
September 2005: The Triangle Area Chapter provided financial assistance (food, lodging, new clothing, medications, rent, deposits and mental health support) to more than 1,100 families that came to the Raleigh area.
June 2007: The Triangle Area Chapter is appointed Regional Chapter to work in collaboration with neighboring chapters Central North Carolina, Moore and Orange Counties.
April 2011: The largest tornado outbreak in state history that swept across central and eastern North Carolina. One of 29 tornadoes that touched down that day left a path of destruction throughout Raleigh. The outbreak destroyed and damaged thousands of homes and businesses in 30 counties. Our Region assisted 581 families, provided 1459 nights of shelter, and more than $506,000 in direct financial assistance to affected families.
October 2012: Superstorm Sandy was a massive storm that caused a tremendous amount of destruction. The Triangle Region deployed more than 60 disaster workers and multiple Emergency Response Vehicles (ERVs).
October 2016: Hurricane Matthew’s high winds and torrential rains battered the U.S. along the Eastern Seaboard. After the hurricane passed, swollen rivers across the Carolinas caused devastating flooding that inundated homes and communities for over a week. The Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina opened 109 shelters, provided more than 35,000 overnight stays, and delivered over 800,000 meals/snacks.
June 2017: This year marked 100 Years of Service for many chapters across the great state of North Carolina. To celebrate the occasion, the Eastern North Carolina Region of the Red Cross held a Centennial Celebration on June 24, 2017, at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The grand affair featured a keynote address by Congressman Walter Jones, war-time reenactors, an art gallery opening by wounded Marines, performance by the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, and the presentation of the Humanitarian of the Year Award for the Triangle Area Chapter. Learn more about the event.