American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles

Contact Information

11355 Ohio Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025 - 3266
(310) 477-1413
FY 2015 AmeriCorps State Commission Fixed Amount

Executive Summary

The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region proposes to have 26 AmeriCorps members who will engage in disaster preparedness, disaster response and recruitment of volunteers at Red Cross chapters in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Alameda County, Santa Clara County, Contra Costa County and Humboldt County. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for certifying over 2,000 individuals in CPR / First Aid training, educating 26,000 participants in disaster preparedness and assisting 3,200 individuals during a disaster response. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 1400 volunteers who will be engaged in disaster-related activities. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Disaster Services. The CNCS investment of $302,223 will be matched with $375,154 in private funding.

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