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$10 provides 1 hot meal and additional snacks to a person. These nourishing meals, which include a main course, snacks, and a drink, are provided by Red Cross workers and distributed at shelters or through mobile feeding in communities by Red Cross emergency teams.

American Red Cross, Eastern Pennsylvania Region

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The American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region is comprised of 5 chapters serving a population of more than 6 million people across 17 counties. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. For more than a century, the American Red Cross has been dedicated to serving people in need. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed -- every day.

Regional Statistics
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

  • Responded to 1,029 local disasters and provided assistance to 5,815 people
  • Installed 11,927 free lifesaving smoke alarms
  • Trained 94,680 people in first aid, CPR and other lifesaving skills
  • Collected 146,972 blood donations
  • Provided 5,111 services for military members, veterans and their families
  • Trained 7,701 students in disaster preparedness through The Pillowcase Project
  • Aided by 3,464 volunteers.

The Red Cross House, based in West Philadelphia, is the only facility of its kind in the county, providing transitional housing and recovery services for disaster survivors in our region. The goal of the Red Cross House is to move families from disaster to recovery. The average stay is 21 days and there no cost to the family for Red Cross services. In these three weeks, families receive the support they need to return to independent living.

Red Cross House Statistics
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

  • Helped 304 families, including 603 adults and 341 children, with disaster recovery services
  • Provided 19,658 overnight stays
  • Provided 58,974 meals