Does the Red Cross help individuals?

Nearly 20 International Offices. For more than 125 years, the mission of the American Red Cross has been to help individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross provides disaster relief assistance to those affected by natural and human-caused disasters.

What percentage goes to Red Cross?

The Red Cross is proud that an average of 90 cents of every dollar we spend is invested in delivering care and comfort to those in need. Each year, the generous support of donors like you enables our disaster workforce— 90% volunteers—to help millions of people in the U.S.

How do I donate to the Red Cross?

Donate by Text To donate, text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which helps people affected by disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and tornadoes. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance.

What does the American Red Cross do in Missouri?

The American Red Cross has served the people of Missouri for more than 100 years. Our mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The Red Cross in Missouri has 5 chapters across the state.

Who is the Executive Director of the Red Cross in Missouri?

Beth first joined the Red Cross in 2017 and served as the Regional Information and Planning Disaster Program Manager in Disaster Cycle Services of the American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas. In 2019, she took on the interim role of Executive Director for the Central and Northern Missouri Red Cross Chapter in Jefferson City.

Why donate to Red Cross?

Red Cross services are a gift from the American people to our neighbors in need. Our contributors, the United Way of Greater St. Louis, local corporations and individual donors, allow us to fulfill our mission to prevent and alleviate suffering in the face of emergencies.

What kind of volunteer work does the Red Cross offer?

The humanitarian work that we do at American Red Cross would not be possible without our volunteers. We have a variety of disaster relief volunteer opportunities available, as well as potential positions focused on facility management, health and safety, service to the Armed Forces, and professional specialties like photography, IT, and more.