We Are the Red Cross of Greater Chicagoland
This is our online story archive of past and current events. From Disaster Services to CPR classes, we hope you can find what you’re looking for in our many different categories. And don’t forget to Submit Your Story to let the world know how the Red Cross has helped you or someone you know.
The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago leads a regional grouping in Illinois and Northwest Indiana that serves more than 9.6 million people. We respond to disasters in our area an average of 3-4 times every single day of the year. Most of those disasters are home fires.We rely on more than 4,000 awesome volunteers: They are at the heart of our operations. We teach CPR, first aid, babysitting and more. We teach people how to prevent emergencies through education. To learn more about volunteering with the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago visit www.chicagoredcross.org
Counties served: Cook, Lake, Jasper, Newton, Kankakee, Grundy, Will, Kendall, DeKalb, Dupage, McHenry, and Kane.