American Red Cross in New Mexico
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Emergency Services Program: Your American Red Cross responds to the needs of disaster victims 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our trained staff and volunteers (95%) stand ready to meet the immediate needs of food, shelter, clothing, medication replacement, and mental health counseling for people who are displaced by man-made or natural disasters. Service to Armed Forces Program (SAF) provides emergency services to active duty military, their families, reservists, and retirees.
Among other services provided to our military members and their families, our most frequently utilized service is our family emergency communication service which keeps families connected during times of personal crisis or emergencies anywhere in the world. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Health and Safety Services: As the leader in health and safety training for more than 90 years, your Red Cross is today’s premier provider of first aid, CPR, water safety, swimming lessons, caregiving training, babysitter’s training and other health and safety education programs. Emergency Minor Home Repairs Program: This program assists low to moderate income households within the City limits of Albuquerque annually. This grant-funded program's objective is to repair small problems in the home before they escalate into major problems, and to urge homeowners in the program to consider preventative maintenance for their homes.