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Preparedness Education - Participation Request Form


Preparedness Program Request Form

Thank you for your interest in American Red Cross Community Preparedness Education Programs.

The American Red Cross Serving Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties strives to build strong and sustainable relationships with diverse communities to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. In our efforts to promote preparedness in local communities, we offer the following complimentary programs with 4-6 weeks advance notice. 


Community Outreach:

Audience: Community and workplace individuals

Information table – Red Cross volunteers provide literature and information on Red Cross programs, services and volunteering! Events typically include booths at community preparedness expos and employee health fairs. Table and chairs must be provided by the event host. A minimum of 100 event attendees required.



Be Red Cross Ready:

Audience: Adults over 16 years

Personal Preparedness Presentation – Trained Red Cross volunteers present disaster preparedness information - Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed - tailored to your groups interest/needs.  Presentations are approximately one hour and the audience is expected to remain present throughout.  A minimum of 20 individuals and available seating is required for each audience member.

Ready Rating:

Audience: Workplace Safety Committees

Website overview presentation - Trained Red Cross volunteers present templates and resources available through ReadyRating.org, a free preparedness website for small businesses.  Presentations last 30 minutes and offer businesses, schools and faith-based organizations tools to create or update their Emergency Action Plans.  A minimum of 10 participants, internet connection, and available seating for each audience member is required.


Hands-Only CPR

Audience: Adults over 16 years

Interactive life-saving skills presentation - 30-minute non-certification presentation for groups of 20 or more aimed to reduce the barriers to act in a life-saving emergency.  Having more bystanders trained in this simple skill can help save lives by putting more cardiac arrest victims within a few steps of lifesaving assistance.  Internet with sound helpful but not required.



Pillowcase Project:

Audience: Children 3rd – 5th grade

The Pillowcase Project – This one-hour interactive presentation will teach students emergency preparedness skills, helpful coping skills for stressful situations, and each student will receive a workbook, pillowcase and fabric marker to bring home.  A minimum of 20 individuals and available seating is required for each audience member. 

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Your Information

We try our best to meet every community requests depending on the availability of our volunteers, relevance to the Red Cross mission and available resources.  

Red Cross confirmation to participate depends on the following:

  1. Advance notice on date and time of events (minimum 4 weeks)
  2. A volunteer has signed-up to support the event
  3. There is NO FEE to participate. Please understand we will not be able to provide incentives or raffle prizes to participate at your event.

Please click “SUBMIT” to complete your request.

Thank you for your interest in our Preparedness Programs!  Someone will contact you within the week to discuss your event.