Teach Youth about Disaster Preparedness
Save lives and prevent injury by providing leadership and/or support to Disaster Cycle Services team members through The Pillowcase Project and Prepare with Pedro programs.
The Pillowcase Project and Pedro the Penguin are national youth preparedness program offered by Red Cross regions across the country. The presentation provides emergency preparedness education to youth in K-2 (ages 4-7) for Pedro and grades 3-5 (ages 8-11) for Pillowcase -- in school classrooms and other settings.
Numerous tools have been developed for this program including a standardized curriculum, workbook, quizzes and activities which have been carefully constructed with the help of curriculum and hazard experts. Many tools for presenters have been developed to foster consistency and fidelity to the program goals and objectives. The highly interactive presentation addresses home fire safety, a local natural hazard, psycho-social coping skills and household preparedness steps like making a plan and a kit.
About American Red Cross - Northeast Ohio Region
3747 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115, US
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itﾒs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
2929 West River Road N.Elyria, OH 44035
November 18, 2021
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