The Red Cross

Helping in disasters

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas.

About The Red Cross

The red cross does: Disaster Relief, Supporting America’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services, and International Services. They respond to 70,000 disasters in the U.S. each year. They work to give essentials to people in disaster zones


The Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton and her acquaintances on May 21, 1881. Clara Barton led the Red Cross for 23 years. It has grown to one of the largest relief organizations.

How to contact

This is contact info for the Essex county Red Cross.
This Smore was for a class project for Mrs. Kahil, it's not the official Red Cross.