Monday, January 17, 2022

In Case You Missed It

Red Cross volunteers supporting residents from the fatal fire in the Bronx. (Photo: Maria Anguiano)
Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance following 58 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
  • Last Friday, our regional CEO Mary Barneby spoke to PIX11News about the national blood crisis. 
Upcoming Events and Activities

Monday, January 10, 2022

In Case You Missed It

Red Cross teams have been working around the clock to support affected families from deadly fire in the Bronx.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance following more than 40 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review 
Upcoming Events and Activities 
  • Jan 19: Join us for a Volunteer Info Session to learn about our many volunteer opportunities and how you can apply. 
  • Are you ready to turn your compassion into action? As a Disaster Casework volunteer, you will connect directly with people affected by disasters big and small to help them take the next steps in their recovery. Sign up here.

Monday, January 3, 2022

In Case You Missed It

Regional CEO Mary Barneby interviewed by NBC NY on the work of the Red Cross.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 98 adults and 23 children for 41 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below

Last Week in Review 
Upcoming Events and Activities 
  • Are you ready to turn your compassion into action? As a Disaster Casework volunteer, you will connect directly with people affected by disasters big and small to help them take the next steps in their recovery. Sign up here

Monday, December 27, 2021

In Case You Missed It

December 25 would have been our founder Clara Barton’s 200th birthday.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 180 adults and 72 children following 58local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
  • On Christmas day, the Red Cross provided comfort and care to 11 families left homeless by a multiple-alarm fire on Elliot Ave in Yonkers. ABC7 reported on the fire and highlighted the assistance provided by our volunteers. 
  • In an interview with NBC New York this past Sunday, Mary Barneby, our Regional CEO, discussed the work of the Red Cross over these past 12 months. 
  • This past year, our volunteers, staff and donors have made a difference for tens of thousands. Over the past several weeks, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite images from 2021. Checkout the full collection here.
Upcoming Events and Activities
  • Are you ready to turn your compassion into action? As a Disaster Casework volunteer, you will connect directly with people affected by disasters big and small to help them take the next steps in their recovery. Sign up here.

Monday, December 20, 2021

In Case You Missed It

Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages installing free smoke alarms
in her community with the Long Island Red Cross.

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 188 adults and 47 children following 42 local disasters. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events and Activities
  • Are you ready to turn your compassion into action? As a Disaster Casework volunteer, you will connect directly with people affected by disasters big and small to help them take the next steps in their recovery. Sign up here.

Monday, December 13, 2021

In Case You Missed It

Devastation left behind by the weekend tornadoes in Tennessee. (Photo: Ryan Myer)

Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 99 adults and 20 children for 49 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below

Last Week in Review 

Upcoming Events and Activities
  • Dec 15: Join us for a Volunteer Info Session to learn about our many volunteer opportunities and how you can apply. 
  • Are you ready to turn your compassion into action? As a Disaster Casework volunteer, you will connect directly with people affected by disasters big and small to help them take the next steps in their recovery. Sign up here.

Monday, December 6, 2021

In Case You Missed It

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive in Greenwich. (Photo: Kevin Suttlehan)
Over the last seven days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 168 adults and 76 children for 44 local disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (See below)

Last Week in Review
  • In our latest “Three Questions” blog post, volunteer and recent retiree Marian Ford talks about her experience providing assistance after local disasters and how she fits into the Red Cross family. 
Upcoming Events and Activities