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American Red Cross



Our Work

Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond to emergencies.

Disaster Relief
Learn how we help families and communities recover from disasters.

Lifesaving Blood
Learn about our blood donation processes, requirements, hosting opportunities and more.

Training & Certification
Learn about our health & safety courses for individuals and companies.

International Services
Learn how we deliver aid and support programs around the world.

Military Families
Learn how we help service members, veterans, and their families

Who We Are

From the mission, fundamental principles and business practices that guide our organization, to the history of our service for more than a century, get to know the Red Cross.

Our Mission & Values
The principles that guide us in everything we do.

Board of Governors
The Board of Governors provides strategic oversight to guide the organization in its humanitarian mission and services.

The executives who lead the strategies, operations, and business activities of the organization.

The congressional charter, bylaws and committees that are the pillars of our organization.

Red Cross Ombuds
The impartial channel for hearing & resolving concerns.

Government Relations

How we work with all levels of government to forward the mission and strategic objectives of the Red Cross

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

How we ensure our culture and services are open and inclusive.

Our History

The story of the Red Cross - more than a century of service

Nursing & Health

Learn how nurses and other health professionals are vital to the work of the Red Cross

Celebrity Supporters

How we work with the entertainment industry in support of our mission

Red Cross Stories

Testimonials on the value and impact of the Red Cross mission

Innovation at the Red Cross

Learn how we are leveraging leading-edge technologies to transform our mission delivery.

Driven by Data

Explore how Red Cross knowledge and innovation advances important therapies, practices, and research to help communities across the nation.

International Humanitarian Law

Learn how the American Red Cross helps educate the public on the rules of war.

News and Events

Stay informed, friend, or follow us, and access important information and resources.

Latest News
Keep up with Red Cross news, events, and media coverage.

Connect With Us
Engage with the Red Cross on Facebook, Twitter and more.

View our disaster response updates, annual reports and other financial documents.

Media Resources
Access Red Cross experts and assets for press and other media outlet needs.


Join our team. Learn about the many rewards of building your career with the Red Cross.

Search for Jobs
Explore our available positions throughout the country.

Culture of Belonging
Learn about the shared values that motivate our staff and volunteers.

Career Services for Veterans
Use our MOS Translator to find your ideal fit at the Red Cross

University Programs & Internships
Learn about our unique opportunities for students and graduates.

Donors Needed Now

Get a BONUS $10 e-gift card of your choice when you come to give blood by May 19. *

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