Red Cross Giving Day: Provide reduction and hope when #HelpCantWait after a disaster

On March 23, donate to offer emergency shelter, meals and different assist for households in want

Tomorrow marks the eighth annual American Red Cross Giving Day to assist folks affected by disasters huge and small within the U.S. by donating at redcross.org/givingday.

Every eight minutes, beneficiant donations allow the Red Cross to reply to a disaster within the U.S. when assist can’t watch for households who want emergency shelter, meals, emotional help and different help. This help stays vital as massive disasters like hurricanes, floods and wildfires develop in frequency and depth yr after yr. What’s extra, dwelling fires additionally proceed to upend lives every day: So far in 2022, Red Cross volunteers have helped almost 60,000 folks after greater than 15,900 dwelling fires throughout the nation.

HOW YOU CAN HELP On March 23, Red Cross Giving Day, unite with 1000’s of compassionate folks by donating at redcross.org/givingday. A present of any dimension makes a distinction to offer shelter, meals, reduction gadgets, emotional help and different help.

MARCH IS RED CROSS MONTH Red Cross Giving Day is a part of Red Cross Month — a nationwide custom began almost 80 years in the past when President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued the primary nationwide Red Cross Month proclamation in 1943 to acknowledge these giving again by the Red Cross. Visit redcross.org/redcrossmonth for different methods to in become involved, together with donating blood, volunteering or taking a category to be taught lifesaving abilities like CPR and first assist.

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