Campaign For Disaster Relief

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Campaign For Disaster Relief

  1. 1. Hunter S. Thompson
  2. 2. Hunter S. Thompson once described the Red Cross
  3. 3. Hunter S. Thompson once described the Red Cross as an organization
  4. 4. Hunter S. Thompson once described the Red Cross as an organization that responds to major disasters
  5. 5. Hunter S. Thompson once described the Red Cross as an organization that responds to major disasters … with minor toilet articles.
  6. 6. It’s a funny line.
  7. 7. and it’s even true
  8. 8. … but there is so much more to the story
  9. 9. Disasters Change Lives.
  10. 10. Disasters Change Lives. You
  11. 11. Disasters Change Lives. Can
  12. 12. Disasters Change Lives. You Can Too.
  13. 13. Floods
  14. 14. Fires
  15. 15. Tornadoes
  16. 16. Hurricanes
  17. 17. Earthquakes
  18. 18. Floods Fires Tornadoes Hurricanes Earthquakes Every Year
  19. 19. Floods Fires Tornadoes Hurricanes Earthquakes Every Year Millions of People Lose Everything
  20. 20. So What?
  21. 21. Loss sucks.
  22. 22. Disasters create loss
  23. 23. Loss creates victims
  24. 24. Victims often feel powerless
  25. 25. Powerlessness leads to bad health Physically and Emotionally
  26. 26. People in Bad Health Who Have Lost Everything Are Not Good for Communities
  27. 27. Sick communities are not good for our culture or country.
  28. 28. But...
  29. 29. It doesn’t have to be this way.
  30. 30. Disasters destroy stuff. They don’t have to destroy lives.
  31. 31. You Can Help
  32. 32. It doesn’t take much
  33. 33. Just ask: “ How Can I Make Things Better?”
  34. 34. Answer: By providing immediate care in the aftermath of a disaster
  35. 35. Simple stuff.
  36. 36. Blankets
  37. 37. Blankets. Warm meals.
  38. 38. Blankets. Warm meals. Toothbrushes.
  39. 39. Blankets. Warm meals. Toothbrushes. Mops.
  40. 40. Blankets. Warm meals. Toothbrushes. Mops. A place to lay down for the night.
  41. 41. Blankets. Warm meals. Toothbrushes. Mops. A shoulder to lean on.
  42. 42. This keeps everyone on their feet while they cope with the loss of stuff.
  43. 43. And stops the feelings of powerlessness
  44. 44. Great.
  45. 45. How can you help?
  46. 46. JOIN The Campaign for Disaster Relief
  47. 47. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>$25 provides 5 blankets at an emergency shelter
  49. 49. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>$75 can cover a doctor’s visit for an individual injured in a disaster.
  50. 50. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>$350 will provide emergency food and shelter for 25 disaster victims for 1 day.
  51. 51. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>$2,500 deploys one Emergency Response Vehicle (including housing and meals for drivers) to a disaster relief operation.
  52. 52. <ul><li>DONATE </li></ul>$3,200 is the average yearly maintenance and fuel for one Emergency Response Vehicle
  53. 53. 2. VOLUNTEER
  54. 54. 2. VOLUNTEER Contact your local chapter
  55. 55. 2. VOLUNTEER www.redcross.org
  56. 56. 3. Spread the Word
  57. 57. 3. Spread the Word Change your online avatar
  58. 58. 3. Spread the Word Display a banner on your site
  59. 59. 3. Spread the Word Stick a widget on your site
  60. 60. 3. Spread the Word Embed a video or PSA
  61. 61. There is always something you can do.
  62. 62. You can even use this video to help
  63. 63. The goal is to keep $100 million
  64. 64. in the Disaster Relief Fund
  65. 65. You’re halfway
  66. 66. to making sure we’re always there
  67. 67. Thank you.
  68. 68. Really. Thank you.

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