Friends - As many of you know, I lost my condo in 2015 to a fire (photo below) - but many people lose family, friends and precious keepsakes due to fires. Please help me raise funds for the #RedCross who not only supports victims of fires and other disasters, but they also install thousands of smoke alarms as part of their fire safety and education campaign. #EndHomeFires
$15- can cover the fire safety training and installation of 1 smoke alarm
$150- can cover the fire safety training and installation for 1 deaf and hard
of hearing smoke alarm
$650- can provide financial assistance for 1 family impacted by a local
disaster, like a home fire
American Red Cross 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 will be partnering with fire departments and community groups across the country to install FREE smoke alarms, educate families about fire prevention, and map fire escape routes.
A gift of any size helps prepare, respond, and help families recover from home fires. your gift can literally 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!