American Red Cross

Do you know what the Red Cross does?  Do you know the programs they support?  They are a multi-service organization.

Responds to Disasters:

  • Home Fire Relief
  • Hurricane Relief
  • Wildfire Relief
  • Flood Relief
  • Earthquake Relief

Helps in Recovery:

  • Providing emergency financial assistance in the immediate aftermath of a disaster
  • Distributing financial assistance for households that need extra help in the long-term
  • Providing grants for community-based recovery services

Blood Donors:

  • Help Cancer, Trauma, Sickle Cell, Burn, Chronic Diseases Patients, and anyone else that needs blood or platelets

Training and Certification

  • First Aid Training
  • CPR Training
  • AED Training
  • Babysitting and Caregiving Training
  • Swimming Training
  • CNA Training
  • BLS Training

Services for Military & Veterans:

  • Volunteers provide home comforts and critical services on bases and in military hospitals around the world
    • Online Peer Support Community
    • Online & Community-Based Peer Support
    • Peer Mentor Support Program
    • Resources:  Resource Library, Caregiver Master Calendar, and WeCare Newsletter

 

  • We support military families during deployments and emergencies
    • Help with emergency communications with family members

 

  • We continue serving our nation’s veterans after their service ends
    • Referrals to community resources
    • Help assist veteran’s claims for benefits
  • Financial Assistance
      • Emergency travel
      • Burial of loved one
      • Emergency food and shelter
  • Deployment Services
    • Coping with Deployments Course
    • Pre-Deployment Preparedness Tool for Family Members
    • Reconnection Workshops
    • Mind-Body Workshops
    • Post-Deployment Support Services

International Services

  • International Disasters & Crises
  • Migration & Refugee Crisis
  • Measles & Rebella Initiative

Source:  https://www.redcross.org/  

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