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. Vision Statement The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that... ...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; ...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; ...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; ...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and ...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.
Welcome to the Coastal Bend-Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross Chartered on September 16, 1916, the local Red Cross chapter is celebrating its 95th year of providing services to residents of the Coastal Bend. The chapter currently assists more 18 counties throughout Coastal Bend: Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, DeWitt, Duval, Goliad, Jackson, Jim Wells, Kennedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio and Victoria counties. Click one of the links below to learn more about us:
Contact local staff: Sylvia Burle Volunteer Services
Ways to Donate
Disaster Trainings - Debbie Ellsworth
Our Community Partners
Board of Directors - Alex Garcia
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