Mission Statement: “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.”
About The American Red Cross
According to their website, every 8 minutes they respond to someone in crisis. The American Red Cross provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and education. You can help them by donating blood, hosting a blood drive, donating once, donating monthly, volunteer, etc. 90% of what they respond to, about 66,000 cases, are home fires.
How You Can Help
All of my information came from The American Red Cross website.