Your donation powers the Red Cross response to an average of more than 60,000 disasters every year nationwide, providing shelter, food, emotional support and other necessities to those affected. By making a charitable donation to the Red Cross, you are there for millions of people who face emergencies every year and help as they rebuild their lives.
If you’re passionate about helping people and looking for a volunteer opportunity with a visionary humanitarian organization, you can make a difference with the American Red Cross of Atlanta. Adults and teenagers (aged 15-17) are encouraged to apply and engage in meaningful opportunities for education, training and community service.
Take A Class
Become a student of the American Red Cross, while obtaining life-saving knowledge and skills designed to keep you prepared in the event of an emergency, with all the latest health and safety training techniques and certification programs. Learn about CPR, First Aid and AED training courses. We also offer lifeguarding, babysitting and many other life-saving skills classes.
Leadership and Board Members
Patricia M. Waldinger
Patricia M. Waldinger, Chief Executive Officer
Patricia is Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania covering Allegheny, Greene and Washington counties. She is also the CEO of the 61-county American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania. She joined the Red Cross in 2008 and oversees the day-to-day operation of the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter and the Greater Pennsylvania Region, which serves nearly 8.7 million people. She also oversees the operations of seven other Red Cross chapters in Greater Pennsylvania. In her role as CEO, Patricia has a hand in the chapter’s Disasters Response operations, Health and Safety training programs, Service to the Armed Forces programs, and Financial Development.
Prior to joining the Red Cross, Patricia spent 34 years with Mellon Financial Corporation where she held numerous managerial and executive positions.
Southwestern PA Board of Directors
Mark Kempic (Chair)
Erica Snyder (Vice Chair)
Phil Medsger (Secretary)
Roy E. Cox Jr. D.Ed., EMT-P
Daniel R. Groves
Laura A. Meaden, Esq.
James Garraux, Esq
Kathy Humphrey, PhD
William M. Lambert