The Red Cross of Aruba was established on October 31, 1957. Red Cross Aruba is affiliated with the Netherlands Red Cross, and therefore, also the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent.
The main task of the Red Cross is to provide humanitarian assistance wherever needed. The prime motivation of the RC response to disaster is to alleviate human suffering amongst the most vulnerable. Aid is given regardless of the race, creed, nationality, religion or political belief of the recipients and without adverse distinction of any kind. Red Cross Aruba is a non-profit organization which for 99% consists of volunteers.
The Red Cross Aruba provides many types of assistance to the community, like:
- Medical assistance during sport events, concerts, school activities etc
- Relief to families during calamities
- Provide shelter to families during calamities
- First Aid & CPR courses
- Assist the Public Health Department when necessary with ambulance service or manpower
You can help Red Cross Aruba by giving a kind annual donation. For more information, please call tel. 582-2219 or drop by our offices at Pedro Gallegostraat 14.
You can also make a tax deductible donation at: Aruba Bank # 14.15.629
And you can become a volunteer! There is always demand for volunteers, if it is in the medical field or in any other area, like event planning, fund raising, social assistance etc.
Please contact us at Tel. 582-2219 or send a Fax at 588-3376 with a little bit of information about yourself and we will gladly contact you.
Contact information Red Cross Aruba
Pedro Gallegostraat 14, Dakota Aruba
Tel: 582-2219 / Fax. 588-3376
Aruba Bank # 14.15.629