American Red Crosshttp://www.redcross.org/
What We Do:
The American Red Cross is a volunteer led organization with over 100 volunteers in Marin and Napa Counties. We are able to serve our communities because of the selfless dedication of these individuals.
Who We Are:
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.Blood Services: We are the single largest supplier of blood in the United States, providing approximately 40 percent of the nation‚??s blood supply. Blood and platelets are needed for many different reasons‚?? accident and burn victims, heart surgery patients, organ transplant patients, and those receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all need blood.Disaster Cycle Services: We provide preparedness information for house fires, floods, and other emergencies so our communities are ready. We assist families affected by local emergencies with food, shelter, comfort, and hope to help them on their road to recovery.Health and Safety Services: We train our communities and workplaces to be prepared to respond in times of emergency. CPR/First Aid/AED, Hands Only Citizen CPR, Babysitter‚??s Training and Water Safety classes.International Services: The American Red Cross works with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to meet the needs of the world‚??s most vulnerable communities.Service to the Armed Forces: We support members of the military and their families pre-deployment, during deployment and when they return home through emergency communication services, financial assistance programs, re-integration and veteran services.