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Install Free Smoke Alarms - Save a Life

Saturday, April 27th, 2019 from 8:00am to 1:00pm (CT)
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Registration ClosesApr 26, 2019 12:08pm or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up

Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives. The American Red Cross wants to improve the odds and save lives, that's why we launched our Home Fire Campaign in 2014.

A critical part of the campaign is Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Red Cross volunteers, along with fire departments and other partners canvass at-risk neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms, and providing fire prevention and safety education. In just three years, we've accomplished so much, including the installation of more than 1 million smoke alarms and prepared more than 1 million people against home fires through our home visits.

Event Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Volunteer activities include:

  • Canvassing a residential area
  • Educating residents about home fire safety
  • Installing free smoke alarms
Requirement Details
Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
CausesDisaster Relief Emergency & Safety
SkillsHelp w/People Learning/Education Safety / Fire Teaching
3 Positions Filled | 3 Impacts | 14 Hours