American Red Cross?
A specialist in dealing with events beyond its control, The American National Red Cross offers disaster relief, shelter, and other humanitarian services through more than 700 chapters nationwide. Although it was chartered by Congress in 1905, the American Red Cross isn't a government agency. The not-for-profit organization relies on the efforts of nearly a million volunteers. Aside from helping victims of about 70,000 US and foreign disasters each year, the American Red Cross teaches CPR, safety, and first aid courses; provides support for US military personnel; and maintains the largest blood and plasma banks nationwide. The group is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
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Clara Barton started the American Red Cross to help wounded American soldiers during war.
Clara Barton and a circle of acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881. Barton first heard of the Swiss-inspired International Red Cr…oss Movement while visiting Europe following the Civil War.
Clara Barton established the American Red Cross.
The American Red Cross does not have a motto. Their missionstatement is to help people in need when they are face withemergencies.
The American Red Cross was started because Clara Barton, a Civil War nurse, wanted to take her services even further than what she had already done on the battlefields of many… important Civil War battles, so she started the American Red Cross and became its first president from 1882 to 1904.
The American Red Cross began officially on May 21, 1881. It wasdeclared by the international founder of the Red Cross Clara Bartonon that date in Washington, DC
The American Red Cross was founded May 21, 1881.
Clara barton a young women started it soon after the war was over but she was a nurse during the civil war
i think they do donate spuplies to other people but its manly for Americans like it should be
Clara Barton started the first American Red Cross after being in Switzerland and becoming active in the International Red Cross, which inspired her to create the American Red …Cross.
The American Red Cross began by Clara Barton and after the Civil War she went off looking for sick soilders.
The president of the American Red Cross is Gail McGovern.
I don't believe it is but that is a good question.