The American Red Cross offers a variety of virtual programs to help adults and children better prepare for emergencies. Free presentations are offered by the regional Red Cross Preparedness Team and Red Cross Clubs via Microsoft Teams. Simply download the free materials below and click to select or request a program.
Want to learn how to make your home safer?
The Red Cross and its partners are pleased to offer virtual education sessions on Home Fire Safety for residents of the Greater Carolinas Region from the comfort of your home.
Be Red Cross Ready is a national, standardized preparedness education program for adults taught by a certified presenter. The curriculum is designed to help people understand, prepare for, and respond appropriately to year-round disasters like home fires and local hazards like hurricanes.
Prepare with Pedro
Ages 5 - 7
Prepare with Pedro is a 30- to 45-minute preparedness education program for grades K-2 that teaches students how to "be prepared" and "take action".
The Pillowcase Project
Ages 8 - 12
The virtual Pillowcase Project is a free interactive preparedness program designed for children in grades 3 through 5. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards, teach safety and emotional coping skills, as well as the importance of personal preparedness.
Click to Select a Be Red Cross Ready Presentation
Special group sessions are scheduled upon request. Please email GCARprepares@redcross.org with your contact information, group name, preferred date and time.