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We Want YOU!
Today, the involvement of young people with the Red Cross is more important than ever. The Red Cross currently engages over 169,000 youth and young adults with meaningful opportunities for education, training, and volunteer/community service so that we remain a part of the Red Cross family throughout our lives.
Do you want to learn how to begin your volunteer experience with the American Red Cross? Contact Diane Dixon by phone at 419-329-2741or by e-mail for more information. You can also join our group on Facebook to learn more.
Read a current copy of our Youth Newsletter!
Other Opportunities to Get Involved:
Red Cross Club - There are currently clubs at University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, Owens Community College, Start High School, Scott High School, Waite High School, Toledo Islamic Academy, and Whitmer High School.
Are you interested in starting a Red Cross Club at your school? Contact Diane Dixon by phone at 419-329-2741or by e-mail for more information. You can also join our group on Facebook to learn more.
Make Disaster Relief Comfort Kits
Help us collect supplies and create comfort kits for those people affected by weather disasters around the nation or by fires and floods in our local community.
Help with Fundraising
The American Red Cross is desperately in need of donations to fund disaster relief and health and safety programs. We are looking for eager and motivated youth willing to take on creative fundraising campaigns at their school or in their community! This also provides the chance to earn awards and scholarships in the future!
Become an American Red Cross Safety Instructor
Teach children about the importance of safety and emergency preparedness through a variety of basic courses. Material is self-taught. Volunteers in this area highly in demand. (must be 17+)
Sample courses you can teach:
- BEE Ready Program for Pre-Schoolers
- Fire Safety Training Program for Toledo Public School Students
- Whale's Tales Water Safety Program at Toledo Public Schools and Safety City