We have been involved in blood donor recruitment activities since 1939. We organize 11–13 thousand blood donation events a year. Besides organizing blood donation events, it is also our task to show our appreciation to blood donors, encourage people to donate blood and promote blood donation.
Our statutory core activity is to help the disadvantaged. Our social services are available in 19 counties as well as in Budapest. Social assistance is provided by professionals and volunteers.
Disaster preparedness and response
Disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Preparation, as the key to resilience, is integrated in all of our disaster management projects. Our task is to prepare the population for potential disasters.
One of the greatest human sufferings is the insecurity we feel when we are separated from a relative and do not know what happened to them. The Tracing Service of the Red Cross can help in these cases.
We consider it essential to disseminate first aid knowledge and to promote first aid.
Our refugee support activities started at the time of the regime change. Our activities in the field include family reunification, needs assessment at reception centres, donation, psychosocial support, first aid and occasionally integration, language teaching.
The mission of the Hungarian Youth Red Cross is to represent the goals and interests of Hungarian youth, both domestically and internationally. We help to protect the lives and health of young people and ensure the movement of the future.
One of our important goals is to teach people how to lead a healthy lifestyle, and to protect their health. To accomplish and convey this, we conduct control screenings and participate in community and local programmes.