Tampa in Technicolor from Above

Tampa will Shine Red on March 24 in Honor of Red Cross Month and Giving Day 

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The City of Tampa will join cities across the nation to light up red on March 24th in honor of Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross’s Giving Day. 

WHAT: Old City Hall and downtown bridges will illuminate red at sundown on March 24 as a sign of gratitude and support for the American Red Cross and the lifesaving efforts of volunteers and donors.  

WHEN:  March 24, 2021 at sundown (approximately 7:45 PM)  

WHERE: Old City Hall (315 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602) and downtown bridges 


March was first proclaimed Red Cross Month in 1943 by president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Each year, cities across the nation join together to honor the humanitarian efforts of the American Red Cross by lighting iconic landmarks red on the same day. This year, the celebration falls on the 7th Annual American Red Cross Giving Day, which is an opportunity for communities to join forces to help those critically impacted by a fire or other disaster. Those wishing to donate, give blood, volunteer, or get involved can visit: http://redcross.org/giving-day