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American Red Cross

Mission

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.

The Big Idea

For 115 years, the American Red Cross has brought hope in the face of disaster. Through volunteers and donations they mobilize to help those in need, 24/7. That includes responding to wildfire disasters, mental health crises, shelter assistance and more. They also provide blood for patients who need lifesaving blood transfusions. In the past year, Covid-19 and wildfires have resulted in a surge in need. The Red Cross hopes to provide assistance to those in need more than ever.

“I just want to say how thankful I am for the Red Cross for setting up this campaign … because it definitely did help my confidence and my understanding of fire safety. The fact that lives were saved four years later that’s not my doing, that is the Red Cross’s doing. I was just a small player in that huge campaign.”

- Ashley Koenig

Attention Monterey County Nonprofits

Monterey County Gives! launches November 10th, 2022.

The RFP for 2022 is now closed.