The Red Cross Ready Rating pilot launched in St. Louis in February 2008. St. Louis helped launch the Program in eight additional cities in September 2009. Based on the pilot chapter’s success, the National Red Cross expanded the Program to more than 600 chapters in February 2011.
For an initial investment in time and resources, Members can:
Minimize losses during an emergency. Having an emergency plan in place, allows you to respond more quickly and efficiently to contain costly situations.
Enhance productivity. Helping your employees become aware of the importance of preparing for emergencies at home and knowing the safety plans for their child’s school could help them get back to work more quickly during a disaster.
Maintain – and even improve – your brand. 88% of Americans trust the Red Cross. When you align with Red Cross, you’re aligned with one of the most trusted brands. Plus, organizations that deliver for their community in the face of a disaster earn the respect and loyalty of all.