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Youth Coordinator Resources

The American Red Cross Pint-Size Hero and Future Blood Donor programs offer an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to participate in hosting a lifesaving blood drive. This is a great classroom and school activity that is fun, educational and supports the community! Students will learn about the function of blood, blood components and the need for blood donors. They will also have an opportunity to save lives by recruiting their parents and other adults to donate. Click on the links below to access educational and donor recruitment tools to support your blood drive. Here is an overview with a brief description of the toolkit.

Click here if you are interested in hosting a blood drive at your elementary or middle school

Pint-Size Hero: Elementary Schools (Kindergarten through Fifth Grade)

PSH LOGO

Overview Materials
Step-by-Step Guide
Toolkit Overview

Blood Drive Planning and Recruitment Tools
Letter Poster
Tabloid Poster
2-up Bulletin
3-up Stuffer
Letter Poster Spanish
Tabloid Poster Spanish
2-up Bulletin Spanish
3-up Stuffer Spanish
Parent Letter
Parent Letter in Spanish
Staff Email
Pre-Drive Newsletter
Reminder Postcard
Sticker
Sign-in Sheet
Thank You Letter From Student Template
Post-Drive Newsletter

Web and Social Media Tools
Online Advocacy Guide
Web Banner
Facebook Icon

Lesson Plans
Kindergarten
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

Classroom Activities
Coloring Pages
Word Search
Maze
Crossword Puzzle
Drink Mix Demonstration
Writing Assignments

Awards and Certificates
Student Certificate
Student Certificate Spanish
Wall of Heroes

Future Blood Donor: Middle Schools (Sixth through Eighth Grade)

FBD LOGO Overview Materials
Step-by-Step Guide
Toolkit Overview

Blood Drive Materials
Letter Poster
Tabloid Poster
2-up Bulletin
3-up Stuffer
Letter Poster Spanish
Tabloid Poster Spanish
2-up Bulletin Spanish
3-up Stuffer Spanish
Parent Letter
Parent Letter in Spanish
Staff Email
Pre-Drive Newsletter
Reminder Postcard
Sticker
Sign-in Sheet
Thank You Letter From Student Template
Post-Drive Newsletter

Web and Social Media Tools
Online Advocacy Guide
Web Banner
Facebook Icon

Lesson Plans
Grades 6-8

Classroom Activities
Blood Trivia
Word Search
Crossword Puzzle
Drink Mix Demonstration
Writing Assignments

Awards and Certificates
Student Certificate
Student Certificate Spanish
Wall of Heroes