American Red Cross To Hold Free Virtual Emergency Preparedness Classes For Kids This Summer

(UNDATED) – The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross announced a summer schedule of free virtual Pillowcase Project presentations for children.

The Pillowcase Project is an emergency preparedness curriculum typically presented in classrooms, grades 3-5, now the Red Cross moved to a virtual format to ensure children continue to learn this critical information amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The program features interactive lessons focused on home fire prevention and safety and other potential hazards, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes.

 The American Red Cross Pillowcase Project aims to increase kids’ awareness and understanding of natural hazards and teach safety, emotional coping skills, and personal preparedness.

Upcoming summer Pillowcase Project presentations, and their registration links, are listed below:

Floods – June 9, 2020, at 4 p.m. EST

Register: https://bit.ly/36T91mF

Tornadoes – June 18, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. EST

Register: https://bit.ly/2Aye5kl

Urban Home Fires – July 7, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. EST

Register: https://bit.ly/301s1Od

Thunderstorms – July 16, 2020, at 4 p.m. EST

Register: https://bit.ly/2zYmlKe

Winter Storms – August 4, 2020, at 10:30 EST

Register: https://bit.ly/3ctQBKa

Earthquakes – August 20, 2020, at 4 p.m. EST

Register: https://bit.ly/2Xs20pD

For more information, contact: katelyn.shields2@redcross.org

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