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American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region

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Year Founded:
1881
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Angela Broome Powley
Main Address:
2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203

What We Do

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:

1. Disaster Relief
2. Supporting America’s Military Families
3. Lifesaving Blood
4. Health and Safety Services
5. International Services

IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:

How We Are Impacted:
As the new coronavirus continues to spread, the Red Cross is calling for those who feel healthy and well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient supply & avoid any potential shortages.

How You Can Help:
If you're healthy, please give blood! Schedule an appointment today: https://rdcrss.org/2xvuGUc

Financial Donations Requested: The Red Cross also needs financial donations to help the organization continue to deliver its lifesaving mission nationwide due to this public health emergency. Donations will be used to ensure that the Red Cross can maintain a sufficient supply of blood to help patients in need and prevent any shortages. Donations will also be used to make sure the Red Cross is able to provide critical relief services to people affected by disasters big and small.

To donate to help the American Red Cross continue to deliver its lifesaving mission nationwide due to this public health emergency, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or text the word CORONAVIRUS to 90999.

Interesting Info

2 Times a day, our local American Red Cross Volunteers help families affected by a house and/or an apartment fire.
175 Times a day, a local person receives lifesaving Red Cross health, safety and preparedness training.
During FY19, in the Carolinas Blood Services Region, more than 160,000 pints of blood were donated by volunteers.

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