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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has served the people of Kansas City and Western Missouri for more than 100 years.

Our mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.  We provide response to disaster victims, emergency communications for military families, preparedness information, international tracing services, and training in first aid, CPR and water safety. We also collect and distribute life-saving blood products.

Location: Red Cross chapter offices or we can come to you!

Cost Per Girl: N/A
Cost Per Adult: N/A

How to register: Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. Contact Julia Pedrosa at or 816-841-5204. Please review the informational flyer and bring a signed release with your Girl Scouts on the day of the scheduled event.


The Pillowcase Project

 Brownie   Junior 

The Pillowcase Project teaches children how to prepare for emergencies by packing essential items in a common household pillowcase. In addition, the program provides basic coping skills to be employed during stressful situations. The program vision is to create a generation of children who understand the science of hazards, are empowered to take action by practicing how to prepare for emergencies, and understand that by sharing what they have learned with family and friends, they can help create a prepared community.

The goals of the program include:

  • Increase youth awareness of hazards and the importance of personal preparedness
  • Build skills in hazard-specific protective actions to reduce the impact of emergencies on youth and their families
  • Increase coping skills to manage emergencies and build resilience in youth
  • Increase household preparedness levels

Badge Connections: Brownie: First Aid, Junior: First Aid

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self.  Learns to identify and solve problems in her community.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

Additional Information: Please note, we cover all Missouri counties and many Kansas counties. If you are in Kansas, please call 816-556-6243 to see if your county is within our grant guidelines.