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Hello and welcome to the page for the all new DePaul Red Cross Club! We're here to give the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago a more prominent presence on the DePaul campus. Through the guidance of the American Red Cross, we will learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.

Portal Information

Description

The purpose of the DePaul Red Cross Club is to learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross.

Category

Service Student Organizations

Student Organization Email
Organization Type

Undergraduate

Student Organization Advisor Name

All student organizations are required to have and maintain an advisor to be considered a registered student organization. Please provide the full name of your intended advisor.

Rebecca Feinberg

Purpose/Mission

What is your organization's purpose/mission?

The DePaul Red Cross Club is an extension of the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago. The club is guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The DePaul Red Cross Club will learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.

Connection to DePaul Mission

How does your organization live out the mission of DePaul?

This mission statement embodies the principal purposes of DePaul University. As such it is the nexus between past, present and future; the criterion against which plans are formulated and major decisions made; the bond which unites faculty, students, staff, alumni, and trustees as an academic community. As a university, DePaul pursues the preservation, enrichment, and transmission of knowledge and culture across a broad scope of academic disciplines. It treasures its deep roots in the wisdom nourished in Catholic universities from medieval times. The principal distinguishing marks of the university are its Catholic, Vincentian, and urban character.

The pursuit of enrichment and transmission of knowledge is one of the missions of DePaul, and this club does just that. This club will offer opportunities for students to gain knowledge in areas such as CPR training, first aid, disaster preparedness and many more. The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering through humanitarian service, and this club strives to help them with this Vincentian service.

Organization Highlights

Please list the main events/programming that your organization is known for on campus. If you are registering a new student organization, please list the main events/programming that your organization is planning to bring to campus.

More frequent blood drives, CPR training, first aid training, disaster preparedness, and activities in support of military families or international service through the American Red Cross