The 2018 Get Prepared, California! Auction is Open for Bidding

The annual Get Prepared, California! Auction raises funds to help support American Red Cross disaster-preparedness efforts in California. Thanks to your generous support, California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and iHeartMedia have raised over $1 million since 2012.

Bid now on once-in-a-lifetime auction items to support the American Red Cross!

Imagine Dragons Concert Experience for 2 in LA Featuring Backstage Photo with the Band

Imagine Dragons

Goodyear Blimp

Goodyear Blimp

NFL London

NFL London


It's Time to Get Prepared, California!


If you live in California, chances are you live within 30 miles of an active earthquake fault. It’s not a matter of if, but when, the next earthquake will strike. A damaging earthquake could happen at any time in California…even today.

That’s why today is the best time to get earthquake ready!

CEA and Red Cross: Joining Forces to Get More Californians Prepared

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and the American Red Cross have joined forces to help more people prepare to survive and recover from the next California earthquake. Together, we promote two annual events:

By combining Red Cross' disaster preparedness know-how with CEA's residential earthquake insurance and seismic retrofitting expertise, we’re helping more Californians get prepared against earthquakes.