American Red Cross Pillowcase Project Metairie and Northshore

The Red Cross is offering FREE youth disaster preparedness presentations for elementary-aged students in your area! Students will receive a fun emergency preparedness item and an age appropriate presentation to help teach them how to stay safe during a disaster. The Pillowcase Project presentation, for students in grades 3-5 (ages 8-11), is a 40- to 60-minute presentation that teaches students to:
• Identify the best ways to stay safe during emergencies that can occur in their communities.
• Identify the best ways to prevent and stay safe during a home fire.
• Use coping skills to help manage stress during emergencies and in everyday situations.
• Gain confidence in their abilities to be prepared for emergencies through hands-on activities.
• Use their knowledge to act as advocates for emergency preparedness in their homes and communities.
• Discuss the role science plays in emergency preparedness.

Email Preparedness.LA@redcross.org to reserve your free kit!