March is American Red Cross Month


March is American Red Cross Month

Did you know?

The American Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian network – 97 million volunteers helping in 186 countries. In this country, the Red Cross helps change lives seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

• 200 times a day, American Red Cross volunteers help a family who has lost everything in a house fire or other disaster.

• 475 times a day, the American Red Cross connects deployed service members with their families.

• 21,000 times a day, a patient receives blood through the American Red Cross blood program.

• 43,000 times a day, someone receives life-saving American Red Cross health, safety and preparedness training.

Imagine how many people the American Red Cross help in just one year. Whether you want to make a donation, volunteer, give blood or become even more involved in responding to disasters, there is always a way to make a difference.

Learn more at http://www.redcross.org/en/volunteer

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