The American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana provides the following services: 24 hour a day disaster response in Lake, Jasper, and Newton Counties; Community Disaster Education to better prepare our communities for emergencies and disasters; Services to Armed Forces (SAF) emergency communications, facilitates emergency loans and grants to active military members and their families, and community supportive services for local military members and their families; trains over 23,000 people per year in Preparedness, Health, and Safety through over 24 courses offered online at www.nwindiana-redcross.org, at our Chapter, and hundreds of community locations; International Services including International Humanitarian Law workshops and International Tracing; and Community Services providing information, referral, and linkages to other needed human services.
The mission of the American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana is to prevent, prepare for, and provide relief for local emergencies and disasters. First chartered on April 5, 1917, the American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana has been serving the people, businesses, and communities of Northwest Indiana for over 94 years. The Red Cross responds to both major and smaller disasters within Northwest Indiana, including floods, fires, winter storms, industrial accidents, aviation disasters, tornadoes, and other emergencies. The American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana responds to an average of three (3) home fires per week.
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