American Red Cross WNY Pillowcase Project | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

American Red Cross WNY Pillowcase Project

*The event has already taken place on this date: Thu, 12/10/2020
The Pillowcase Project is a youth preparedness education program, for students ages 8-11, delivered free of charge. It uses a “Learn, Practice, Share” framework to engage students in disaster preparedness. This program seeks to improve individual self-sufficiency as well as community resiliency by providing students with information and tools to better handle stressful events and know what to do in emergency situations.

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The Red Cross is offering FREE virtual youth disaster preparedness presentations for elementary-aged students in your area! Students will receive an age-appropriate presentation and fun digital resources 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 45-60 minute classroom-based presentation that teaches students to:

  • Identify the best ways to stay safe during emergencies 
  • 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 interactive virtual activities. 
  • Use their knowledge to act as advocates for emergency preparedness in their homes and communities. 
  • Discuss the role science plays in emergency preparedness. 

If you are interested in joining The Pillowcase Presentation please email for the WebEx Event link. 

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Contact name: 
Briana Freeman
The event has already taken place on this date: 
1:00-1:45 PM