Tiffany Circle is a society of women leaders and philanthropists.
By investing $10,000 annually in their local American Red
Cross chapters, these women follow in the footsteps of a
long line of women leaders who have helped the Red Cross
serve the American public in times of war and peace with
disaster assistance, blood collection, safety training and
countless other community assistance services.
name Tiffany and the $10,000 amount have historical precedent.
The society is named for the beautiful Tiffany
windows in the Board of Governors Hall
at Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, D.C. These
windows, produced by the Tiffany Studios, were commissioned
by Red Cross President Mabel Boardman in 1917. As an act
of reconciliation and hope, they were paid for with a $5,000
gift from the Women’s Relief Corps of the North and
$5,000 from the United Daughters of the Confederacy of the
Tiffany Circle Members
women in these windows personify virtues at work in the
Red Cross Movement: hope, mercy, faith, charity, truth and
fortitude. Members of the Tiffany Circle provide living
examples of these virtues in their local communities, by
ensuring the Red Cross has the ability to help people prevent,
prepare for and respond to life’s emergencies.
the Tiffany Circle Website