American Red Cross Desert to the Sea Region wrote -
Seven times a day someone in this country dies in a house fire and more than 60 percent of fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. As a first responder to these local tragedies, the Red Cross is working to improve the odds of survival by as much as 25 percent over the next few years.
Sound the Alarm. Save a Life is a recurring national event where Red Cross volunteers partner with fire departments and community groups across the country to install FREE smoke alarms, educate families about fire prevention, and map fire escape routes. American Red Cross is able to document more than 380 home fire deaths that have been prevented as a result of this program.
A gift of any size helps prepare, respond, and help families recover from home fires. Your gift can help save a life and provide hope and urgent relief, like food, shelter, and other essentials, to people in their time of greatest need.
Please support this important effort and encourage your family and friends to join you. Just share the link to this page and let your circle of compassionate friends know why this cause is important to you. Thank you!
To volunteer and help install free smoke alarms at the spring Sound the Alarm events, sign up via --
March 24, Tustin - https://tinyurl.com/2018HomeFireMar24
April 14, Stanton - https://tinyurl.com/2018HomeFireApril14
May 12, Mission Viejo - https://tinyurl.com/STAMissionViego