One billion children around
the world have received protection from measles through
the Measles Initiative. Vaccinate a child this holiday
season and give a child the gift of life.
2001 friends like you have helped us deliver 1 billion measles
vaccinations and prevent millions of deaths. However, measles
still kills an estimated 450 people each day worldwide,
mostly children. The Red Cross educates families about the
dangers of this disease and encourages mothers to bring
their children for vaccination. Together, with our Measles
Initiative partners, the Red Cross brings the vaccine to
more than 80 developing countries.
a child overseas against this deadly disease and provide
protection for life.
Thank you for your donation to the American Red Cross to provide life-saving vaccinations. Each one of your donations to our mission is tax-deductible. On the rare occasion when donations exceed the need in a particular area, we will use your contribution to help others where the need is greatest.