Information about the American
Main Focuses is to help
solve the countries disasters
Was founded in 1881 by
CLARA BARTON SOCIETY.
• significant symbol for Compassion of America
• There is a society of the American Red Cross named after her called
the Clara Barton Society.
• The Society mainly helps to save lives and has training in live saving
and it also help to serve military members and their families as well
and humanitarian care
• How Much it could benefit
• Friends $1,000-$5,000
• Sponsors $5-10 Thousand
• Pace Setters $10-25 Thousand
• Champion $25-50 Thousand
• Benefactor $50-100 Thousand
• The more someone helps with the American Red Cross, the more of a
contribution you could make.
Helps with 70000 Disasters per year.
It helps in several types of disasters like
tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes
They even have surveys on the survey monkey website
to tell how much they have helped the community for
example they have surveys on how they help the
For instance, they ask how they were helpful, how the
family was kindly treated, or food and how they received
it. Whether the food was helpful for their health or if the
• “It offers classes in life saving skills and health
emergencies as well as first responders and life guarding.
• People could be trained online, through classes like
these, just like college classes on training.
• It is the nation’s largest blood donator supply 40% of the
people that donate blood.
• Each year they collect 6.5 million blood units from 4
American Red Cross with Service Club/Genetti’s Manor-April 21st 2012
uploaded by Maria Fanning’s Facebook Page
Comparing American Red Cross with
Save the Children and Samaritan’s Purse
History Facts about Clara Barton
• She Visited Europe after the Civil War and first heard of the Red
• “In 1882 she went back to the United States to claim the Red Cross”.
• She led the organization for 23 years and she helped in overseas
disasters and military efforts.
• “She has helped overseas and made the ARC popular in 1917 the
total number of chapters from 107-3864 from 1917 to 1918 and it
increases even more since then.
People in Charge
• Bonnie Hunter- Chairman
Lifeguarding- the best fit
• Must be at least 15 years old
• First Aid Certifications
• Life Guard Certifications- 2 Year Course
• 24-31 hours long in course length
• Main Topics:
• First Aid
• Rescue Skills
Care for injuries
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"DR 727-13 Isaac-MS ARC Client Survey.
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“Red Cross Blood Donation Commercial” Lightscape Studios/Youtube 7 July 2011. Web 24
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