The American Red Cross Is A Humanitarian Organization Essay
The project that I participated in is The Pillowcase Project which was created by the Southeast Louisiana Chapter of the American Red Cross. As a result, the Pillowcase Project evolved into a preparedness program for elementary schools.
Thus far, the Metro-Atlanta Chapter has successfully reached over 1,000 students in the prior fiscal year. With anticipating an even greater impact for the current fiscal year, this chapter has already reached over 250 children over the course of one month. The project has incorporated preparedness education curricula into elementary schools, after-school programs, and youth programs, e.g., Girls Scouts, to increase the importance of preparedness for hazards/disasters amongst the youth.
The Pillowcase Project intends to decrease the number of fatalities during an…