American Red Cross

Leonardo DRS Pledges Support to the American Red Cross and Its Mission to Provide Compassionate Care to Those in Need

Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services.

Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. The American Red Cross network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.

The American Red Cross is always there in times of need. to They turn compassion into action so that…

  • All people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope
  • Our communities are ready and prepared for disasters
  • Everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products
  • All members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed
  • In an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives

Your support provides compassionate care to those in need. Their network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home.

Join us and donate today

Blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.

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American Red Cross’ need for volunteers is constant and continues to evolve as we all navigate this Coronavirus health crisis.

Learn about volunteering

American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces

The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service.

The Red Cross has served more than 1 million military families since 9/11:

  • Volunteers provide home comforts and critical services on bases and in military hospitals around the world
  • We support military families during deployments and emergencies
  • We continue serving our nation’s veterans after their service ends

Every day, the American Red Cross provides 24/7 global emergency communication services and other support in military and veteran health care facilities across the country and around the world.

  • The Red Cross provides in-person support for troops on more than 100 military installations and deployment sites worldwide
  • Each year, the Red Cross provides more than 471,000 services to service members, veterans and their families by leveraging a network of some 14,700 volunteers around the world.
  • Through our ‘Get To Know Us Before You Need Us’ program, we meet with enlistees and their families to share how our services can help before, during and after deployment.
  • The Red Cross has been serving the military for more than 140 years and has deployed alongside military in every U.S. conflict since the Spanish-American War.

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Find a class

American Red Cross has the emergency health and safety training and certification options available to suit your needs.


Prepare for Emergencies

The Red Cross can help you prepare your family, your pets and your home for common emergencies and natural disasters.

Thank You for Giving Help and Hope in 2021 Video

In 2021, families faced emergency needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of climate change and conflict around the globe.