American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania


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General Information
Description of AgencyDescription of Agency Offers disaster-relief services, health education and community service programs. Provides food, clothing, shelter and medical aid for disaster victims, 24-hour emergency communication between military personnel and their families and more.
MissionThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
HistoryClara Barton and a circle of her acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881.

Barton first heard of the Swiss-inspired global Red Cross network while visiting Europe following the Civil War.

Returning home, she campaigned for an American Red Cross and for ratification of the Geneva Convention protecting the war-injured, which the United States ratified in 1882.
LocationDauphin
Geographic AreaDauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon
Agency TypeNonprofit - Incorporated
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone866-311-3832
Physical Site Address 11804 North 6th Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipHarrisburg , PA 17102
Main Phone866-311-3832
Emailinfo.wpa@redcross.org
Web Addresswww.redcross.org/centralpa
 
Director Information
Director's NameLaura Hughes Hughes
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone866-311-3832
Director's Emaillaura.hughes@redcross.org
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
Affiliated Programs: American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
Affiliated Services: American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Babysitting Training
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Blood Services
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Competency Evaluation Program/Nurse Aid Testing
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Disaster Relief & Home Fire Campaign
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - First Aid and CPR Training
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Food Voucher
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - International Services/Restoring Family Links
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Pet Bereavement
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Pillowcase Project
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Service to the Armed Forces
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Speakers Bureau & Community Awareness Events
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Volunteer Services
American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Water Safety Training