American Red Cross



About Us

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers. The Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; we are ready and prepared for disasters;everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed.