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American Red Cross

Actblue and American Red Cross Overview

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Actblue was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Sep 9, 2016 and since then this brand received 294 reviews. It is 57 reviews more than American Red Cross received since Jun 13, 2012.

Actblue and American Red Cross Consumer Ratings

358 out of 2601 in Financial Services category
350 out of 2947 in Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers category
Customer service
199 in category
254 in category
163 in category
216 in category
281 in category
309 in category

Actblue and American Red Cross Rating Details

Customer service
1.4 (103 reviews)
1.3 (114 reviews)
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...The Website for customer service is extremly stressful because you can never get to the page to delete the credit card info , and you have to email them for assistance. They've made $250. 00 in authorized charges..


I was directed by FEMA to contact Redcross for immidiate housing from hurricane Irma and do to my severe Disabity. Not only were they NOT helpful the woman started LAUGHING when i was expressing my pain !!! Laughing!!!!!!They did NOTHING to aide me couls not even tell me where I could get a cold...

1.3 (93 reviews)
1.3 (99 reviews)
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Wanted to donate to a cause which uses Actblue and apparently missed the 'EVERY MONTH' box , which they already have marked for you. If you don't UNMARK the box they charge your credit card every month without your permission,


Me and my husband a had to leave because they would not take one of us after 3. We had our toddler with us and would not let her in the room with us which is understandable but waiting until my husband finished so I could five blood would not kill them. The lady's response for telling me I couldn't...

Jessica B
1.4 (89 reviews)
1.7 (95 reviews)
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...About a month ago, I also tried to send a message to ActBlue via website messaging system, but never received a reply. I canceled my Warren contribution, and then reinitiated it. However, it would NOT let me set a recurring contribution for anything other than $6...

Aaron K

...The website is useless. If you have an issue, there is no to talk to..

Veron F

Actblue and American Red Cross Pros and Cons

  • Stated use of donations
  • Ease of making donation
  • Cause they say they support
  • People who tried to help with support calls
  • I was lied to
  • Do some good thinks to help others
  • Unauthorized charges to my credit card
  • Took unauthorized money from the bank account
  • Unauthorized charges
  • Red cross staff
  • Poor disaster response
  • Misinformation

Actblue and American Red Cross Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

did it to me too, luckily i caught it on my statement. i 'bought' 5 dollars of bumper stickers (which i still ha...


This is crazy. The ARC has always been there in every disaster. Houston in general couldn't prepare for what happened....

Actblue and American Red Cross Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I clicked on the page of ActBlue to make a $3 donation. When the donation page came up at ActBlue, I haved a charge for...


I'm also a current blood services employee. The allegations in this review are pretty accurate. Since I don't work in P...

Actblue and American Red Cross Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Wanted to donate to a cause which uses Actblue and apparently missed the 'EVERY MONTH' box , which they already have...

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The Red Cross Blood Drive doesn’t offer you anything to eat or drink when donating blood. All other blood centers do.

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Actblue and American Red Cross Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Actblue Donation (198 reviews)
  • Actblue Customer Care (14 reviews)
  • Actblue Website (10 reviews)
  • American Red Cross Blood Donation (65 reviews)
  • American Red Cross Customer Care (49 reviews)
  • American Red Cross Disaster Assistance (45 reviews)