What Is PrepareSoCal 

PrepareSoCal is an American Red Cross multi-region campaign designed to address the needs of individuals and families to prepare for disasters, small and large, by providing tips, tools, and training, and to promote community resiliency with a focus on Southern California’s most vulnerable communities.

What Others Are Saying:

"I had a great time going to the homes installing smoke alarms and talking about home fire safety. I can see why the volunteers are so eager to come back and assist when available. It’s very rewarding."

Mandy Wong, City of Rosemead

Want to make a difference and help save lives? Volunteer with American Red Cross.

California Earthquake Authority Be Prepared, California AUCTION for disaster relief.

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for your valued partnership to help save lives and make Southern California more resilient.

The Red Cross Responds to a Home Fire or Other Disaster Every 8 Minutes

That is why we launched the Home Fire Campaign, which aims to reduce the number of fire-related deaths and injuries by 25 percent by 2020. Since October, 2014, we have:



Reached 9,329 youth with preparedness information


Created 1,417 evacuation plans


Installed more than 6,344 smoke alarms