"Rega's purpose is to help people in distress and in need of assistance in accordance with the principles of the Red Cross, without discrimination on grounds of person, financial circumstances, social status, nationality, race, religious beliefs, or political opinions."
Article 2, Rega Foundation Regulations dated 2005
Rega takes the form of an independent, humanitarian and non-profit foundation. The objectives and guiding principles relating to its activities are laid down it its Foundation Deed. The values upheld by Rega are also set out in its Mission Statement.