Join Northrop Grumman in Supporting the American Red Cross

Northrop Grumman is a proud supporter of the American Red Cross’ Annual Disaster Responder Program which helps to build a reliable funding base for disaster relief services. In times like these, our contributions offset a range of expenses and help to ensure that the Red Cross can be on the scene of a disaster at a moment’s notice.

 American Red Cross’ Annual Disaster Responder Program logoAdditionally, Northrop Grumman employees can support the American Red Cross through ECHO workplace giving, company match campaigns or blood donations. Please note, during a specific company match campaign, the preferred method of donation is through the My Giving portal. Donations made through ECHO will not be matched.



Frequently Asked Questions

What is the relationship between the American Red Cross and Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has been a long-time supporter of the American Red Cross.  Building on this long-standing relationship, Northrop Grumman became an Annual Disaster Responder Program member in 2010. Contributions from the company and its employees provide funding in advance of disasters, enabling the Red Cross to respond immediately to the needs of individuals and families impacted by disaster.

How can I support the American Red Cross?

Northrop Grumman employees, family members and friends can support the American Red Cross by making a financial donation on the American Red Cross/Northrop Grumman giving portal or through ECHO workplace giving, volunteering with their local chapters, or by donating blood in their communities.

Can I make a recurring gift using the online donation site?

Yes, you can make a recurring gift by using the American Red Cross/Northrop Grumman giving portal and clicking on monthly for the frequency.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes. The minimum donation amount is $10.

How do I make a financial donation?

A website has been established to facilitate employee donations. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Amazon payments will be accepted.

Can I contribute through payroll contributions?

Yes, employees can make payroll contributions to the American Red Cross through the Employees Charity Organization (ECHO) Workplace Giving Program.

Employees interested in supporting the American Red Cross through ECHO should visit the My Giving portal. Once on the ECHO page, enter “American Red Cross” or “American Red Cross National Headquarters” in the Organization Name field and “District of Columbia” in the State field. Further instructions about how to apply can be found on the My Giving portal guidelines section.

For questions about ECHO, please e-mail

Are donations tax deductible?

Yes, donations to the American Red Cross are tax deductible.

Will I receive a donation acknowledgement for tax purposes if I contribute through the American Red Cross/Northrop Grumman giving portal?

After making a contribution on the American Red Cross/Northrop Grumman giving portal, you will receive an electronic acknowledgement to the e-mail account provided during check-out, which may be used for tax purposes. If you donate by check, your canceled check is your receipt for tax purposes.

Will my donation be matched?

Generally speaking, your donation will not be matched. On some occasions, when there is a natural disaster, the Foundation may opt to do a match which will be communicated to employees at that time.

What does my contribution support?

You can help people affected by disasters, like tornadoes, fires, hurricanes and winter storms; services to the armed forces; blood services or where it is needed most.

Can I designate my donation to a specific disaster?

Donations through the microsite are not intended for any specific disaster, but instead will support disaster relief down the street, across the country and around the world.

Whom should I contact if I have difficulty accessing the American Red Cross/Northrop Grumman giving portal?

If your transaction is declined or you receive an error message when attempting to make a donation, please contact the Red Cross at and provide a description of the error message, if possible.

My credit card was charged more than I intended. How can I change this?

We greatly appreciate your contribution to the Red Cross and want to fulfill your request as you originally intended. To adjust the donation amount, please contact

I’m not sure if my transaction went through. Who can I contact?

You can direct your inquiry to to determine if your online transaction was successful.

Who can I contact with questions regarding ECHO payroll deductions to the American Red Cross?

Please e-mail

Who can I contact with other questions regarding my donation?

Please e-mail

Photo Credit: Daniel Cima/American Red Cross