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Sound the Alarm. Save a Life.

Raise money to help families prepare, respond, and recover from home fires

On Average...


  • Every day 7 people die from home fires
  • Every day 36 people suffer injuries as a result from home fires
  • Every year over $7 billion in property damage occurs as a result of home fires

Improving Odds, Saving Lives


In 2014, the Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign to reduce home fire deaths and injuries by 25% by the end of 2019.

How Sponsored Volunteerism Works...

Step 1:

Join A Team

Click the Join Us button above to create your personal fundraising page. By entering a few basic details you'll be ready to go.

Step 2:

Ask Friends and Family to Sponsor You

The same way a marathon runner gets sponsored for their run, you can ask your friends and family to support your efforts to Sound the Alarm and save lives.

Step 3:

Share and See Your Impact

As the donations come in, you can update your friends and family on how their support is helping you to make a difference.


Smoke Alarms

$15 can cover the fire safety training and installation of 1 smoke alarm

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Smoke Alarms

$150 can cover the fire safety training and installation of 1 deaf and hard of hearing smoke alarm

Financial Assistance

$600 can provide financial assistance for 1 family impacted by a local disaster, like a home fire

Who you Help

The Red Cross is the only social service organization at the scene of residential fires providing immediate emergency relief of temporary shelter, financial assistance for food and clothing, and other related needs. Watch these stories of people who have recovered from the loss of a home fire with the help of donors like you.

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Board Teams

Amount Raised:

$85,487

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Chapter Teams

Amount Raised:

$63,959

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Tiffany Circle Teams

Amount Raised:

$15,605

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General Fundraising Teams

Amount Raised:

$2,535

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Red Cross Club Teams

Amount Raised:

$50