The best way to provide immediate relief to your neighbors facing emergency situations is through a monetary donation.
The humanitarian work that we do at American Red Cross would not be possible without our volunteers. Your time and talent can make a real difference.
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Donate By Phone: You can make a donation by phone by calling (409) 832-1644.
Donate By Mail: To support the American Red Cross, send check or money order to:
The American Red Cross – Southeast & Deep East Texas Chapter
3901 IH 10 East
Orange, TX 77630
Stock Donations: Individuals may donate appreciated stock or mutual funds to the American Red Cross. Such gifts can have significant tax advantages over cash. The Red Cross would be happy to provide more details on how to make such a gift, and we can work directly with you or your broker to make the transfer happen. To learn more about donating stocks, click here.
Planned Giving: A planned gift to the American Red Cross of Southeast and Deep East Texas helps secure the future of vital Red Cross programs and services and can help you achieve your financial goals as well. When you make a planned gift to the Red Cross, we will honor you with membership in our Legacy Society.
Chester serves as the Executive Director for Southeast and Deep East Texas, where he works closely with community partners and is the face of the Red Cross in local communities. Previously, he was Executive Director for the Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center and Executive Director of the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission, addressing regional initiatives through collaboration and cooperation with government and private sectors. Chester also served as the Executive Director of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission and worked for the United States Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Georgia and Fort Worth, Texas. Chester was a member of the U.S. Army serving with the 82nd Airborne Division and the 101st Airborne Division, respectively. In 2005 he engaged in relief efforts for thousands of people displaced by Hurricane Katrina and helped lead efforts in the Hurricane Rita response that followed a month after. Chester holds a Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Affairs from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Stephen F. Austin State University. Chester resides in Port Neches, Texas and is married with two children and two grandchildren.
Skylar Thompson, Chairman
Tressie Simon, First Vice Chairman
Tim Schossow, Second Vice Chairman
Taylor Shelton, Secretary
Pete De La Cruz
The Red Cross is here for you. Please call us 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) - 24 hours a day.
Information on blood drives, blood donation appointments as well as your personal blood donor account can be found on our Red Cross Blood website (click the link below). You may also call us 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
We provide help for members of the military, veterans and their families to prepare for, cope with and respond to the challenges of military service. Call 1-877-272-7337 (24 hours a day) or click below to learn more.
The Red Cross offers classes in: CPR, first aid, lifeguarding, learn to swim, water safety and more. Click below to learn more.
For questions about classes or certification cards you may also call: 1-800-RED-CROSS.