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American National Red Cross*


The American National Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Programs and Services

  • Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross on May 21, 1881. As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross and Red Crescent networks, throughout the world. We depend on the generous contributions from the American public to support our lifesaving mission.
  • After World War II, the Red Cross introduced the first nationwide civilian blood program that now supplies approximately 40 percent of the nation's blood supply. Since 2006, the Red Cross and FEMA have worked together helping organizations plan, coordinate and provide feeding, sheltering and family reunification services for people affected by disasters.
  • Today, the supporters, volunteers and employees of the American Red Cross provide compassionate care in five critical areas:
  • The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to 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; and
  • an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Primary Revenue Sources

Biomedical Services and Training

Primary Fundraising Event

Power of Red Event

2022 Financials

Federal Tax ID 53-0196605
Revenue 3090183560
Expenses 2796025309
Net Assets 2368387311


Name: Michael Cmar
Title: Regional Philanthropy Officer
Phone: 412-735-8199
Address: 2801 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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