Sound the Alarm. Save a Life.
- 7 people die every day from a home fire
- 36 people suffer injuries as a result of home fires every day
- Over $7 billion in property damage occurs every year
Improving Odds, Saving Lives
In 2014, the Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign to reduce home fire deaths and injuries by 25% by the end of 2019.
How Sponsored Volunteerism Works...
Join A Team
Click the Join Us button above to create your personal fundraising page. By entering a few basic details you'll be ready to go.
Ask Friends and Family to Sponsor You
The same way a marathon runner gets sponsored for their run, you can ask your friends and family to support your efforts to Sound the Alarm and save lives.
Share and See Your Impact
As the donations come in, you can update your friends and family on how their support is helping you to make a difference.
$15 can cover the fire safety training and installation of 1 smoke alarm
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Smoke Alarms
$150 can cover the fire safety training and installation of 1 deaf and hard of hearing smoke alarm
$600 can provide financial assistance for 1 family impacted by a local disaster, like a home fire
Who you Help
The Red Cross is the only social service organization at the scene of residential fires providing immediate emergency relief of temporary shelter, financial assistance for food and clothing, and other related needs. Watch these stories of people who have recovered from the loss of a home fire with the help of donors like you.