WHO: The Pillowcase Project, presented by Red Cross volunteers and staff, is open to all students’ grades 3-5.
WHAT: The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross has adapted the American Red Cross Pillowcase Project—an emergency preparedness curriculum typically presented in classrooms, grades 3- 5—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. Lessons are based on what might occur in the local community where the class is being taught.
WHEN: Thursday, May 21, 2020, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. EDT
WHERE: Virtual – Attend this presentation online. Register here: https://redcross1.webex.com/redcross1/onstage/g.php?MTID=e20cfca542462497d38cd8ae9ad1a5eca
WHY: 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.
About the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross: The Indiana Region serves 87 counties statewide through its six-chapter areas: Central, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, and Greater Indianapolis (Regional Headquarters). For more information on the Indiana Region: www.redcross.org/indiana. Follow the Indiana Region on Twitter at: @INRedCross, on Instagram at: @indianaredcross or www.facebook.com/INRedCross.